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Take a walk to the market with me.

The traffic in Mexico city is horrific. Add a little rain, peak hour and sheer population and the combination is rather daunting for a gal from the burbs. Then again it was an experience….One I’ve had.It took hours to get home from class last night.An ambulance with sirens blaring managed to squeeze through the middle…

Follow your bliss.

At times there is a sense of unreality in my personal journey of expression. By that I mean sitting here in a small office that belongs to someone else, someones belongings displayed artistically but uncomfortably placed for my tastes.I've listened to the experts in Textile Art and I've looked at their art in a dispassionate…

So here I am

There's a noise outside the window around 7.00 am. Childrens voices, banging and clanging. I looked out and a small corner shop had appeared within the space of 10 minutes.   The are incredibly efficient, small stools for small boys who tuck into enchiladas and other hot food.   By 8.00, they have gone….. Good…

So be it.

Up early and ready for the day…. Why am I writing the blog? Well, it's emotional really. If I write it down, it's embedded in my subconscious….I went to bed worried about my Mum and a Son who needs medical care. I wake to nervously open the emails and it seems Mum has rallied and…

Jack be nimble, Jack be Quick.

Jack, be nimble, Jack, be quick. Jack, jump over The candlestick. The lace makers of Wendover in Buckinghamshire were a lively bunch. Every year on November 25th, they celebrated the feast of St. Catherine, their patron saint. Costumed as men, singing special love songs for the occasion, they visited neighbors, who served them wiggs –…

Diamond Lill

10 past ten and I'm going to bed…. I haven't long been home and it's been a wonderful day. The students are amazing.   I get the best students….   I broke a nail yesterday and it kept catching on the fabric all day today so I had them done this evening… I usually have…

Challenge block No 10, 11, 12

It's difficult doing this on the road…. so I'm just going to do drawings and write a few explanation. I'm going to concentrate on masks at the moment. This is a drawing of a photo I took in Guadalajara I'm using Derwent color pencils that I purchased in San Miguel Allende and they are quit…