Books, Art & Movies etc

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 […]

Home Style

Home Style

All week I’ve been cooking solely on our wood fired range and dreaming of colour, pattern, texture, the juxtaposition of things and to be fair, there’s inspiration everywhere. I noted it all and then BOOM… a new kitchen. Well one wall, one part of one […]

Gone Reading

Gone Reading

Belated birthday presents just arrived in the post! The excitement! What to read first is the question? ‘The Grass is Singing’ by Doris Lessing.  ‘Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter’ by Simone De Beauvoir.  ‘Seven Gothic Tales’ by Isak Dinesen.  ‘A Room of Ones Own by […]

June Art Challenge – Week 3

June Art Challenge – Week 3

Good morning all. I can hardly believe the final week of the June Art Challenge has begun! It has been a most rewarding, illuminating experience and next week I’ll write more of my thoughts on it all. Today I’m sharing my art efforts of the last […]

Twelve Years A Slave

Hello all I hope your Monday is treating you well and that you are free, making your own choices and not being harassed, abused or bullied. Big hopes for today. Since my last post I’ve been to see ‘Twelve Years a Slave’ a powerful and […]

Grey Gardens

It started for me with a photograph… I have a predilection for all things figurative and female. A painting, a photograph, a book cover, everything means more with the inclusion of a female form and houses always make me think of the women who live […]