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Walking, thinking.

I walked the land this morning, with The White Cat and The Grey Dog. As we walked I thought. It’s easy to think in the company of animals. I thought about the work I have to do, and I thought … Continue reading

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Landscape with Ginger Cat

The best days begin with reading. And I have been trapped in Fairyland with Thomas the Rhymer by Ellen Kushner, a glorious book. ┬áNext, a walk. A short walk to the top of the hill and for the first time … Continue reading

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Seals in Pembrokeshire with commentary from The White Cat; what the White Cat Says

The White Cat has obviously been taking lessons from David Attenborough. Here he is, commenting on seals in Pembrokeshire: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr … Continue reading

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Swans, books, knitting, walking, seals.

This weekend saw the launch of The Wild Swans into the world. To mark the occasion I spent the day at Solva Woollen Mill, reading, knitting, talking, signing books. And people joined me, with and without their knitting. There is … Continue reading

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Blow the Moon Out

You could stop all the clocks, make white doves wear black satin bows, but life continues and there is another small cat shaped hole in my heart as Leopard didn’t make it yesterday. His jaw was too broken, too tiny, … Continue reading

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Talking about books and working.

Last year I was interviewed for The Summer Reading Challenge. At the time was beginning to work on The Wild Swans. Tomorrow the book is launched from Solva Woollen Mill. All f these questions would be answered differently now. But … Continue reading

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Hard times; Thank you

I wanted to write a blog post to thank everyone for their support for me and my cat, Leopard, during a difficult couple of weeks. For those who don’t know, he disappeared Monday 7th for 5 days and came home … Continue reading

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Through other eyes; a guest in my studio

When Davina from Number Seven Dulverton came to St Davids for a holiday I invited her in to wander around in my studio. As a result she took some lovely photographs and I invited her to write a guest blogpost. … Continue reading

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Five Fragments of Abandoned Paintings

These five fragments of abandoned paintings will be going to Blue Ginger Gallery, Cradley, near Malvern for their auction. 100% of the money raised goes to Acorn’s Children’s Hospice. My pieces will be signed on the back and I will … Continue reading

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Adventures in the city, gardens, hills, museums.

They say a week is a long time in politics. This week has been one of the longest. Where to begin? A trip to London. But this will be a long and meandering blog post, the kind that when you … Continue reading

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