Such excitements – the kits I sent for have arrived and I have been very good and left them until all my appointments today were over, and have now opened them. They look great. I am now all set to build my seaside scene. Fortunately (and I expected nothing less because I am a truly… Continue reading It feels like Christmas…
I’ve just kidnapped a colleague’s phone. Actually, that’s not strictly accurate; I have just taken Creative Colleague’s phone from her room and put it on my desk, with her agreement. Somebody, having been told that she is not available at the moment, KEEPS phoning, texting and trying to get in touch. She has a deadline… Continue reading Kidnap!
So, a hectic, good, demanding, sad, exhausting weekend; church celebrations and lots of long-unseen friends and acquaintances, an expected but painful death, passing on news, and trying to remember who hasn’t heard yet and trying gently to pass on news, be shaprly aware of missing regular conversation partners, tyring to make some choices that are… Continue reading Drawing breath
This evening, I have been to the Making Colour exhibition at the National Gallery. It is fascinating. Concentrating not so much on the narrative or meaning of the various paintings, but looking rather at the way colour is used, and in particular at the ways the various paint actually get to be the colour they… Continue reading Colour
A tough day – so why does buying things make it feel better? Not at all sure, but I did try to be reasonable about what I have just bought; a beach hut and two caravans, some deck chairs, a windbreak and a shop. In 1/24th scale in case you were wondering. I am attempting… Continue reading Retail therapy!
That title is the strap line I use on various places where I am asked to describe myself.It certainly describes today. Waking to stories from around the world that make me scared, angry, sadder than I have words for and so powerless. Discussions about a contentious issue in the Association – conducted in a way… Continue reading Bewildered but unbowed…
Today, I am wearing a (very) red dress with a gold belt and gold shoes. (preaching for a festival event) Yesterday, I wore black trousers and a light blue shirt: comfortable, appropriate and approachable. Which was very useful yesterday. I am intrigued at how differently I feel and present myself in the different outfits. And… Continue reading A red dress.