– through the atelier door

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New World

The year 2020 meant a dramatic change for most of us, me included. 2021 now demands a change to this blog. I want to focus more on my artwork than the surroundings of where I work. The location inspires me but I’m thinking that a combination of both is the way forward. I will continue […]


So delighted to still be able to go out for a walk. I ventured out, rather timidly, but keeping well under a kilometer from my house, and within the 60 minutes specified in the new limitations for exercise under confinement regulations in France. With my attestation, proof of identity , front door key and sunglasses. […]

Autumn ….

There is a vine in the garden here, at Le Castelou, and every year the grapes are gathered and turned in to the most delicious juice… it’s a fiddly process but SO worth it for the rich ruby-red nectar that is the result. Once the grapes have been picked through, discarding leaves and rotten or […]