New Look Website
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  In December I started a new job at the University Centre Somerset and thought that three days a week there would afford me plenty of time on my days off to catch up with friends, housework, days out, sketching, painting and more leisurely activities. But it seems that is … Read More

My Little Shop in the Big Shop
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Earlier this month I took the plunge and opened a little shop unit in The Emporium in Wellington.  Housed in a converted chapel it’s an eclectic mix of around 45 traders offering gifts and home decor items. Many are made by local artists and designers and together they create an … Read More

Showtime!
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Last night was the Preview Evening for our end of year show.  After days of being covered in sawdust, wearing paint splattered jeans and constantly finding white streaks in my hair it was very pleasant to don a cute dress and some lovely heels for an evening of showing our … Read More

Fun and Flannel at Fox Bros & Co.
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Hello I have just completed two weeks working along side the design team at Fox Brothers & Co in my home town of Wellington, Somerset.  If you do not know about Fox Brothers & Co. here are a few facts:   They were founded in 1772 and still make luxurious, … Read More

Coming up for air….
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Well, life has been very busy with the start of a new term at Uni.  Starting Year Two has definitely seen a step-change in terms of workload.  Getting back into work mode after an 18 week break (yeah, don’t feel too sorry for me!) has been a challenge coupled with … Read More

Glass Blowing workshop with Will Shakspeare
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          Last Christmas I received a voucher to attend a taster workshop with the very talented Will Shakspeare.   Will Shakspeare Well, this evening I will be huffing and puffing along with three friends who are joining me for an evening of fun! We were advised … Read More

Watching Paint Dry
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I am incredibly impatient whilst painting and hate waiting for paint layers to dry.  To avoid the inevitable “fiddling” that results in mistakes I have been browsing the internet for interesting blogs to follow. The choice is vaster than vast but I did stumble across a gem this afternoon which … Read More