I love using rainbows in my work. This one was an experiment in technique. The paper is like cardstock watercolor paper, the thick porous kind. The tree is pen and ink, along with the cloud it resides on. 13 more words
Doing these top 10 lists I do get to learn about some rather amazing things that I never thought possible or just never knew existed. Today is the latter of those two as I have just found out about the Icelandic festive tradition of elf houses! 612 more words
Christmas is the perfect opportunity to sample or give some of Hampshire’s fantastic range of locally made food, drink and craft. But what about the person who is particularly difficult to buy for? 502 more words
The coconut octopus is found in tropical waters of the western Pacific Ocean. It commonly preys upon shrimp, crabs, and clams, and displays unusual behaviour, including bipedal walking and gathering and using coconut shells and seashells for shelter.
There is something quite magical about a snow globe. From the festive delights of a Christmas scene to the nostalgia of a nation monument covered in snow they always bring a smile to the face. 452 more words