A set of Russian dolls

A set of Russian dolls

I bought a set of unadorned wooden nesting dolls from Russia. It’s a set of ten dolls that I’ve sanded down and sprayed with white enamel – so many coats to cover the bare wood! Every time I went into the studio, they got another coat. Each doll will...
They’ve arrived!

They’ve arrived!

The Luminate festival catalogues have arrived. It feels a bit scary to see the exhibition listed – no turning back now… Luminate is Scotland’s annual creative ageing festival and there are some great projects happening during October all over...
Planting ‘Peace’

Planting ‘Peace’

When I was born, my parents were given a rose called ‘Peace’. They joke that they’ve never had any peace since. That rose still blooms in my father’s garden. In April this year, I planted a ‘Peace’ rose in my own garden and over the...