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Notions of aloneness

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inspiration / Nature

Found these while out walking – torn off their home in the strong winter gales – lying a little destitute on the road. A good contrast between the rugged surface of the road and the green, pointed needles with long shadows. A bit forlorn and lost – granted – a little peace for now lying flat on the ground, a little peace before the winds return and throw me about again… A small embroidery, perhaps […]

A rotten day – can nature help? – can inspiration?

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inspiration / Nature

These last November days have been rotten – rotten in numerous ways – no time, no space, no resources… For the first day in a while the sun was a little out yesterday so I went for a walk to get some air and some perspective on all the rotten stuff. The sky is all over the place on days like this. Makes the heart a little lighter, the perspective a little clearer; And provides […]

Texture in Alessa – Italy

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Colour / inspiration

I have arrived in Atessa, a small village in the hills in the Abruzzo region in Italy. I am here for a workshop in textiles with Dionne Swift, beginning tomorrow. Today has been a restful day spent wandering around the small town, so here are a few snapshots of gorgeous texture. Look forward to the kind of mark making this will give, more to come… —– —–