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Bring me sunshine

Today’s guest picture comes from my much travelled Somerset correspondent, Venetia, who has turned up in Seville and was impressed by the orderly queue she found there. 580 more words


Wild bird pins in silver

A selection of our solid silver bird pins, painted and hand enamelled to give them their individual vibrant colours.  We do goldfinch, gouldian, chaffinch, bullfinch, siskin, linnet, greenfinch. 8 more words


Unopened Folder

I was browsing through my computer in search of pictures I can use for a new blog posting.  I noticed a folder that hasn’t been opened in a year.  156 more words


Yule, Originals & Birds

Lots to share with you. I am going to make it visual with few texts.

First of all, there are now many originals in my Etsy and… 216 more words

Mindful Drawing

Fall Finch

Some of the leaves are actually starting to turn, even though it still seems like summer here.  I’ve got my Halloween decorations out and am drinking a pumpkin spice latte as I write this- so, according to the calendar and Starbucks, it IS fall!  18 more words


The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris

Hardback, Hamish Hamilton, £20, out now

This is the most exquisite book I have seen this year.  The Lost Words features beautiful illustrations of British wildlife by the amazing Jackie Morris, who did the classic children’s picture book The Snow Leopard (due out soon in a new edition).  254 more words


On Reading Donna Tartt's 'Goldfinch'

Donna Tart’s Goldfinch is a novel that is crafted like a classic bildungsroman—a coming of age story where a young man’s life is thrown off its set path by a freak incident, and in a new and unfamiliar world filled with crime and opulence, he grows into his own. 877 more words