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Tonight is the night

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After several years of carving, crafting, working and whipping up huge sculptural stories, tonight in Johannesburg the opening of my husband solo show will showcase all that work in one space at Graham’s Fine Art Gallery (photos from the gallery) The sculptor … Continue reading

‘Seasons’ in South Africa

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At the beginning of the year my husband took a trip to Johannesburg to check out a gallery there which was interested in his work. His trip turned into his usual adventure with tales to tell and amusing anecdotes to … Continue reading

Boys, Barnsley and beyond.

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Friday afternoon I took the boys out of school and headed down to Barnsley, it was busy on the roads but according to my phone we were in good time. The boys had snacks in the back but my youngest … Continue reading

Take Five, ‘artists who have lit up the genre’. How one got there.

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It’s about 14 years since I met ‘the sculptor’ and although when I met him he wasn’t practising very much, he did an occasional clay sculpture but he was painting and drawing all the time, as that is what his … Continue reading

The Sepia Woman – For National Poetry Day

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The Sepia Woman I’m not an octopus, I’ve said it a thousand times yet I often have one wrapped around me, I should have read the signs as I’m sinking, dragging, sagging to the ocean floor. I’m not an oyster … Continue reading

Finding butterflies

Overwhelmed, by seemingly everything at the moment is how I am feeling and yet I know I should be grateful that in so many ways my life is relatively straightforward. The summer holidays passed in a flash and whilst I was … Continue reading

The poster

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Photo shoot today at the studio, so more new images to post and work to write about, once they’ve been uploaded and edited. The ‘Mother and Child’ collection is almost finished and ready for a fantastic exhibition coming up in … Continue reading

‘Shelter’, a new piece in the Motherhood collection

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This is simply one of the most stunning pieces my husband has made, though I think that every time he finishes one. In Maslow’s paper , ‘The Theory of Human Motivation” he proposed that healthy human beings have needs which … Continue reading

Barnsley and Dash

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Today the sculptor has gone for a little look at Barnsley Civic. So, I am ‘dog’ watching and ‘shop’ sitting – I say that with hesitancy as I am still catching up with the idea of both these endeavours. Slightly more confident … Continue reading