Side by side, their faces blurred, The earl and countess lie in stone, Their proper habits vaguely shown As jointed armour, stiffened pleat, And that faint hint of the absurd— The little dogs under their feet. from An Arundel Tomb by Philip Larkin The heatwave that we've been enduring the past few weeks has had … Continue reading monday verse: an arundel tomb
This photograph dates back to when I was working at the Central Library in Leeds. I used get up early to catch a train into the city centre, then walk up to the library and start work at 8.30 - you can see from the Town Hall clock that I was there in plenty of time on … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: early bird
This is the first finished piece of jewellery that I made when I started classes at Leeds College of Art. I was inordinately proud of it at the time, and I do still wear it from time to time. It looks very simple, but I learned quite few of the basic techniques of jewellery making … Continue reading weekly photo challenge: beginning
Welcome to my advent calendar. Every day between now and Christmas I’ll be linking to a festive photo – just click on the windows to reveal today’s image. Enjoy!