Chilly weather with flurries of snow but I was helped by small groups of infants throughout the day.
This is the first of a series of willow figures, it isn’t yet finished but I don’t think the snow is going to last so I have taken the opportunity of photographing it in the snow.
My car was packed full of greenery and twigs for a morning of natural Christmas wreath making at Kilver Court. Upon arrival I was shown to the Director’s suite, an impressive room with wooden panneling, quirky furniture and an incredible view of the gardens complete with the majestic viaduct beyond. This was going to be…
A bitter cold morning but the sun was out and the wind eventually dropped, it was a day of laughter, good humour and hands on learning for my class at Swanick Nature Reserve www.hwt.org.uk part of Hampshire & Isle of White Trust
I have sent work off to the Thelma Hulbery Gallery today for the Christmas exhibition.
Over half term I was commissioned to make a non living willow den at a primary school in Eastleigh, a steady day of weaving in the cool autumn sunshine. I think the wigwam looks great next to the large rocks and inside the small circle of light in the apex is reminiscent of a Chris Drury cloud…
I am interviewed in Somerset Life (September issue)
Willow fish at the Abbey
Paper flower decoratations for the Mendip Mashup 2009. This is a charity running event in aid of Cystic Fibrosis. I donated the flowers to Glastonbury Festival which was a few days later. http://www.mendipmashup.org.uk/
This is the second time I have exhibited at this summer long exhibition at Sir Harold Hillier Arboretum near Romsey. Arriving with a car full of tools, willow flowers and willow, I found three heavy silver birch trunks lying on the ground close to where I was to have my installation. I dug deep holes it the sticky…