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November 2018

The Vitality of the Seasons  Here we are in latter part of November, with Autumn`s tide rolling right up to the very edge, flooding each cosy corner with colour galore. With revelations of rampages and riots, armies of rusts and rubies anchor themselves safely onto home territory. Bony brown twigs nest together with bright red […]

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Posted on: November 23rd, 2018

April 2018

Reflect, relax and refresh New Year’s Day is often a time to reflect, relax and refresh. This year was no exception. Reviewing the photos from my late Autumn break at the remote Rascarrel Bay, selecting my favourite snap was like child`s play. Uploading the sun shining seductively upon the icy water, preserved that moment in […]

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Posted on: April 6th, 2018

London Hat Week

London Hat week Starts Thursday 6th Oct until the 12th October. London hat week is a great opportunity for me, as a hat designer to get involved with what`s on offer. This year I am taking an industrious approach in my choice of workshops that I am attending. My priority has been to look at […]

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Posted on: September 23rd, 2016

1920s Jazz Age

  1920s Jazz Age 1920s Jazz Age opens this Friday 23rd of September at 11am at the Fashion and Textile Museum in London. Having already researched the 1920s and the social and economic changes that took place during this period any additions are like icing on the cake to me. With my two-day Millinery course […]

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Posted on: September 23rd, 2016

Magical Moments

The height of the summer brings the most magical moments often just by taking stock and admiring the view. For me, August brought the sunshine and time to gather my thoughts as I nestled down into my train seat labelled ‘Doncaster to Edinburgh’. Like a beaver building a lodge I surrounded myself with all the necessities, water, pen, paper and magazines! I managed to bury my I phone and I pad into my rucksack for another day. […]

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Posted on: September 1st, 2016