In my last post, I waxed lyrical about the gorgeous art of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe. I just found this link to a preview version of her recent exhibition at The Scottish Gallery - it’s definitely worth a flick as it gives a lovely sense of her brilliant landscape work. Victoria Crowe - A Certain … Continue reading A bit more on the fabulous work of Victoria Crowe….
In my last two posts, I wrote about our various comings and goings through the summer. A particular highlight for me was seeing the work of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe in two stunning exhibitions. "I am not at all interested in making a generalised statement about landscape, or light, or people or anything - … Continue reading Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part Three – the incredible work of Scottish artist Victoria Crowe
In my last post, I wrote about the fun and frolics of this year's summer, with a promise of further reflections about my souvenir stack of books. As I mentioned previously, I try not to bring physical books into our apartment these days. We have just about enough space for the books currently in our … Continue reading Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part Two
We've had a marvellous summer. Yes, coping with the very hot weather was a bit of a challenge. But that in no way diminished our enjoyment of all the riches and treasures on offer in Edinburgh during the main festival month of August. There's no better place to be. Now that we are settling … Continue reading Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part One
Today is day 61 of my 100 day creativity challenge (you can read more about the background to this project here and here) and I wanted to share some further reflections as I move towards the final straight. Picture the scene: you are out walking through beautiful countryside with the aim of climbing a particular … Continue reading 100 Days of Creativity: more than half-way through
It's the beginning of another month and another opportunity to write one of my favourite types of post. 'Six Degrees of Separation' is a meme hosted by Kate at Books Are My Favourite and Best. Each month a book is chosen as a starting point and linked to six other books to form a chain. This month, … Continue reading Six Degrees of Separation: from Atonement to The Snow Geese