Matryoshka …

Matryoshka …

Matryoshka nesting doll series – each doll was based on one of the four themes of the exhibition…mend, home, place, plant and each one contained objects relating to its theme…        Mend – matryoshka Home – hands   Place – coasts  ...
Lunch is ready…

Lunch is ready…

Many years ago, a friend of mine who is a dietician, told me that we don’t usually share a meal with someone or people we don’t trust. Trust and the ability to negotiate difficult situations seems to be further enhanced when we share the same food. A study...
A car, a boat and a roll of lino

A car, a boat and a roll of lino

There was an error on the specially printed lino flooring when it arrived a week before the show opened. The company I’d ordered it from acknowledged the mistake, printed it again, and a member of their team drove overnight from London to Aberdeen with the roll...
Light, labyrinths and EL wire

Light, labyrinths and EL wire

I have long had a fascination with projected light. There is something magical about seeing an image appear out of a beam of light. I’m not quite sure when that fascination started. Maybe it has its origins in the slide shows (remember those?) that my father...