Books, Art & Movies etc

Penny Dreadful

Penny Dreadful

I finally finished Penny Dreadful two nights ago and am bereft ever since. What an astonishing thing it is. I’ve never known anything quite like it, anywhere. You know I have a low tolerance for the gratuitous, and I’ve always said I can’t watch or […]

My Summer Reading List

My Summer Reading List

Hello the house, just dropping by for a moment to share my summer reading shortlist. It’s a blend of people who fascinate and inspire me, plus fantasy, philosophy, memoir/journal, thriller, genius, art, literature. I hope you get half as much joy from it as I have […]

A Memory

It took quite a bit of searching to find this painting. It’s by an artist called Stepanie Fryer. I fell in love with it about eight years ago at a joint exhibition she was having with well known local artist and friend Sandra Vernon. At […]

‘The Artist’s Way’ – Book Review

‘The Artist’s Way’ – Book Review

I’m about a third of the way through reading a book I’ve been meaning to read a few years now, ‘The Artist’s Way’ A Course in Discovering and Recovering your Creative Soul, by Julia Cameron. My thoughts on this can be summed up in three […]

Even More Books…

Hello dear friends, ‘who all’s there?’ (a very Irish question) Thank you so much everyone who de-lurked and brightened my yesterday. As promised I will get back to you over the weekend. This is just a quick post in the pulse of the moment. A […]