Tagged: -alongs

Knitting poetry

Knitting poetry

I remember a while back reading about a woman sending out words from her book to be tattooed on willing participants… This is a whole lot less painful! The Poetry Society is celebrating it’s centenary this...

Dorset promotion, 60s style

Dorset promotion, 60s style

Every Day in May takes a photographic form over the weekend, as we are away walking on the Isle of Purbeck (in Dorset, and not technically and island). This detail is from a poster...

Lobster / Snobber

If the words Vomit, Flu, Deadline, and Lethargy had been some of those omitted from the Junior OUP Dictionary, I'd have done quite well these past four days of Every Day in May… I...

Willow

Willow

Or is it a bit sea-weedy? Anyhow, this is two words in one; Willow and Parish. I discovered I belong in the parish of Angell Town, and that not only was stripped willow used...

Marzipan

Marzipan smells and tastes delicious (if you are so inclined) but is pretty underwhelming to draw until someone has made it into marzipan fruit or icing. However it did make me think of soft,...

Newt repeat

Newt repeat

3rd May and still playing with newts… This time using a newt on a leaf to make a repeat pattern… I'd like this on fabric to use to make a skirt.. Maybe in the...

Catkin

Eugh – been a little while since doing some painting, and feels a bit stiff; these catkins (although I'm happy with the colours) look a bit like gherkins to me! Still, it was fun...

A child’s dictionary for 2009

A child’s dictionary for 2009

bugger celebrity, vandalism & block graphs – give me catkins, brooks, minnows, acorns, buttercups, herons, almonds, marzipan, ash, beetroot, bray, bridle, piglets, porpoises, gooseberries, ravens, carnations, blackberries, tulips, porridge and conkers…. Henry Porter reports...