Urban and Eden
Watercolours of wood, Forget-me-not series
Jun 27, 2020
Doodle a day
Doodle a day helps keep the doctor away, sketching nature
Dec 2, 2019
Time For Unity
Time for Unity Conference - The Brighton Women's Centre
Nov 17, 2019
Brighton & Hove Green Spaces Forum
Brighton and Hove's Green Spaces Network
Jun 20, 2019
Otterly Lovely and Adorably Dormouse
Working on water colour paper is reassuring; I can roughly judge how the colours will flow and when I am working in mixed media I often...
Nov 25, 2018
When I was studying environmental conservation I also lead the research for the Soil Association (UK) into the palm oil industry and...
Sep 1, 2018
Skyline has been pierced
I painted this dystopian picture some years back to simply illustrate my poem 'The Skyline's Been Pierced'. I used it today in...
Aug 27, 2018
Colour in nature walk - see, find, create!
The Art Wave festival for artists and makers in the Lewes district included a lovely nature walk with artist Jacky Misson and Thyone...
Aug 10, 2018
Put on a pedestal
There are many occasions when a woman's role in discoveries, innovations and the creative sphere have been ignored or hidden. Embroidery,...
Jul 2, 2018
Mark Making with natural ink & brushes
Mark making with brushes and inks created from plant material, another wonderful workshop hosted by No Serial Number, led by artist Ross...
Jun 28, 2018
Illuminate Tapestry and the Network of International Women
I first saw the colourful ‘Illuminate’ tapestry when it was exhibited across the first floor mezzanine balcony in the Jubilee Library,...
Jun 24, 2018
Suffragette Brighton banner
Procession 2018 and a Brighton Banner ‘Let us go then, and make banners as required, and let them all be beautiful.’ Mary Lowndes, Banner...
Jun 11, 2018
Natural Dyes with No Serial Number
This was the first event in a new monthly series of talks, Q&A and networking committed to helping artists, creatives, crafters and...
May 19, 2018
Pebble with a Cause
Towards the end of last year, a poem I had just written was added to the Maps and Lives project at the Phoenix Art Centre in Brighton....
May 8, 2018
Word-Colours in The Crossings
Last week while in Newcastle I was fortunate to be able to attend a workshop for the Crossings Poetry Festival led by Sinéad Morrissey....
May 7, 2018
Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh
Another lovely find when visiting Edinburgh last week, I was so happy to come across the purpose built library in Edinburgh old town not...
May 6, 2018
Dovecot Tapestry Studios
This wonderful studio was a happy find on a very brief visit to Edinburgh this week, the weaving takes place in a former Victorian public...
Apr 30, 2018
Last Sunday, when we had a brief spell of glorious weather, Beth Nicholls from Team Pollinate (University Sussex), came to the BHOGG...
Apr 27, 2018
A Stitch In Time
In February, I had a beautiful, frosty, early morning walk along the banks of the Thames to Hampton Court, to take a one day class in 'An...
Apr 25, 2018
Urban Edible Gardens - Annecy in Cheltenham UK
When I lived near to Cheltenham (Gloucestershire) I joined in with weekly gardening sessions in Annecy Park, a public garden owned by the...