Category Archives: creatures

macro

I recently tried out my macro lens for the first time. So much fun getting lost in the tiny details of life but so much to learn and I definitely need a tripod. I’m thinking of doing a course covering … Continue reading

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acheron

We spent a couple of nights up at the farm where my sister and her family live. They were away so, while it was a real shame to not have time with them, it was such a treat to have … Continue reading

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otways camping

We just had two days of much, much, MUCH-needed time in the bush! There was: lovely, soothing rain, walks in the Otways rainforest and at Johanna Beach and Blanket Bay, campfires, sandwiches toasted on said fires, rock-and-shell-collecting, time for those … Continue reading

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murmuration

For a rush of joy, you’ve got to watch this beauty from UK duo Islands and Rivers.

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black welsh mountain

One of a series of posts documenting samples from a class on rare breeds of wool sheep that I took in Stirling in 2010. Wonderful Deb Robson introduced us to a range of British breeds (and a couple of others!) … Continue reading

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balwen

One of a series of posts documenting samples from a class on rare breeds of wool sheep that I took in Stirling in 2010. Wonderful Deb Robson introduced us to a range of British breeds (and a couple of others!) … Continue reading

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cat yoga

Mochi is fond of a quiet, sedentary life. This captures her approach to outdoor activity…

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ps i forgot to introduce my helper

She always sits in my room with me while I work… she is quiet and patient but I can tell she’s itching to have a go on the machine ; ) Actually, I think she might be asking me to … Continue reading

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my new dearies

Three lovely new things to share! First is my new room. I’ve been doing a lot of class prep in here (and some making too) and it is a truly beautiful and peaceful place to work… I can’t tell you … Continue reading

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autumn in daylesford

We spent some lovely time with good friends in Daylesford recently. There was lots of wind and rain so we didn’t get to be outside as much as we’d hoped- so we went for quality and not quantity… I should … Continue reading

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