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Painting In The Time Of Lockdown

This week on the blog, I calm down and get reflective after a month or two of slightly frenzied painting output.
And actually get around to writing on my blog.
I know. It’s been a while.

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Coronavirus Postcards

I don’t know if this was a good use of time/paint. The plan is to send hand-painted postcards to everyone I can’t see but would have done, or would have intended to, if it wasn’t for coronavirus. I’ve made sure […]

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Distant mourning – sending a prayer out to sea

Like a good autistic I’ve been in hyper-focus. Lockdown has brought a surprising clarity to my work. It’s as though my practice was made for this moment. It sounds like a strange thing to say, and it is. Other autistics […]

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they took the farm – an old, short poem.

I got told to “eat the world”. I’d planned to go to Glasgow, or was it Mexico? or praps I’ll just stay home. Drowning in lungs, like little pockets of pacific. City folks come down here wearing country clothes. I’ve […]

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Weird misplacement

In preparation for Attempt 2 of Questing for Forest Cove, I went down to Landcove beach, from where I will be able to access Forest Cove at low tide. I hadn’t checked the tide times and so it was inaccessible […]

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Attempt 1- Questing for Forest Cove.

Image: Vulpes vulpes. iPhone6 + binoculars The Project: I intend to access a beach that has no official access. Questing for Forest Cove. Attempt 1 As I emerged from the bluebell wood a cock pheasant flew loudly out from cover. […]

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Encounters – attempt 1

Highlights. -Common Cock Pheasant. Phasianus colchicus. -Red Fox. Vulpes Vulpes. -Doe. Female Roe Deer. Capreolus capreolus. -Red-tailed bumblebee. Bombus lapidaries. -Herring Gull. Larus argentatus. -Thrift/Sea Pinks. Armeria maritima -Stag. Male Roe Deer. Capreolus capreolus. -Bluebell. Hyacinthoides non-scripta. Image: Bombus lapidarius. FSC […]

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Proposed Route – Itinerary

Image: Proposed Route 50°18’30.9″N 3°37’23.0″W  Key: ‘green line’= previously accessed route. ‘A’=View Point (as photographed below). ‘b’= potentially inaccessible areas. Here I propose my route. I also have concerns that the ‘way’, as is visible from the satellite maps, may now […]

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Keeping going

Had a bit of a dip over the weekend and wasn’t feeling great on Monday either but was hugely cheered that evening by my first Zoom drawing club. Five of us “got together”, drew and chatted for about 2 hours. […]

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Lockdown

So I have sold all the Easter cards – I am in full lockdown so my husband has to go out and post them to buyers but thankfully I am able to reduce contact with post office staff by using […]

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