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Yes, I’ve been away teaching. I’ll tell you more over the next few days, but I couldn’t resist a post tonight, even though we are just back, as it is 29th February. The above view was that from our window, glorious in the setting sun.
Learning to play an instument is something that requires dedication, and a lot of tolerance on behalf of other members of the family. I was about 5 when I began my lessons on the pianoforte, and the early days are just a blur. I don’t remember what I learnt, I don’t remember how often I… Read More Doh ra mi!
Firstly, if you missed yesterday’s post, or if you saw it and wondered what on earth it was all about I suggest you take another look. There should have been a video there, but for some reason it suddenly disappeared. I’ve put a link in so that you can find it, and it’s quite fun… Read More A miss and a muddle
These flowers say it all. The welcome outside is as warm and colourful as the one inside. Those of you that have visited will recognise it as Urchfont Manor. Those of you that have yet to be introduced to the delights of Urchfont really should enrol on a course. The manor is cosy and the… Read More Welcome
As the Festival of Quilts approaches things get more and more manic! It would be lovely to be able to tell you that supper was bubbling away in the crock pot, but it isn’t! In fact, the crockpot I’m using in the above photograph has never been used for food, and it never will…… It’s… Read More Hubble Bubble
A week of a collage a day. I’m still going, although I should be doing something else….. ….. or should I? It is only a few days to the Festival of Quilts. Thousands of people will attend, and hopefully we will make a profit! I’m dyeing chiffon, carrier rods, fabric, threads and cords and ……..… Read More Day 7
…. do the camera batteries always seem to need changing when you want to grab a photograph in a hurry? I wanted a quick photograph for one of the current online courses. I wanted it NOW! A simple task. Threads arranged – light perfect, but….. And of course, exceedingly low battery also meant no preview… Read More Why….
A while ago I filled in a questionnaire. I didn’t know what it was for – but last Friday I received this link, and all became clear. Well, I’m not a quilter, but I do work in textiles. The handle of the fabric is very important to me, and so is colour – that’s why… Read More WooHoo! I get to play for my health
Summer School at Missenden Abbey promises to be an exciting time. We are investigating colour, and the plan is to create sample swatches of over 300 colours. This really is possible in the time that we have, and there are other activities planned too for students who stay at Missenden Abbey. You could end up… Read More Fancy joining us?