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Christmas and Spring!

I’ve been trying to strike a balance in the studio this month. Mondays and Wednesdays are supposed to be precious, uninterrupted (loud music and no children) PAINTING DAYS! Back in the summer I had a few days on my own in North Yorksire, drawing and planning for an exhibition at …

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Awaiting the book…

I’ve been very quiet of late. And I’ve been spending more time in front of a computer screen, and less playing with the inks and beautiful new brushes Rosemary & Co that I bought at Art in Action at the start of the summer. I’ve been busy with the book…. …

The Lost Houses Book!

Please excuse me if I’m repeating myself. For a brief time I have to shout loudly about the fact that I am …

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Shiney New Studio

When we first moved in to our house, 6 months pregnant with twins and feeling a little green, It suddenly dawned on …

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The Bronte Parsonage

I’ve been playing these last couple of weeks. I shouldn’t have been – there are things that I should have been doing …

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The last Lost House

I finished this painting today. The house was called Harrowins and it stood in Queensbury for about 80 years. No one knows …

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Get your glad rags on…

Maybe it’s a bit soon to start talking about after Christmas, but I can’t think of much else at the moment. I’ve …

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In Denial…

It’s still November, It’s still November, It’s still November… I can’t be in denial after Tuesday though. We will be in December, …

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The end of Summer

My twins start big school tomorrow. It’s going to be quite a change – the first time in nearly 9 years that …