Dulwich Festival Artists’ Open House – Today is the day!

Dulwich Festival Artists' Open House - Today is the day!
Winnie’s Victoria Sponge Cake 2014 (cropped)
Black and white digital print, food colouring and pastel.

Here’s another piece of work that I’m exhibiting Continue reading

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Dulwich Festival Artists Open House

Trees Russia

Trees Russia 2014 - Black and white digital print, and pastel.Nun Mask 2014

Nun Mask 2014 (cropped) - Mixed media - Black and White digital print taken from glass Sicilian photographic plates, pastel, food colouring and found postcard.

The two pieces above are from a new body of ark work that I have mostly been working on in the past year, but they have been a over a decade in the making…. Continue reading

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Spelt Scones, in fact, Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones

Easy peasy.

Spelt and Wild Garlic Scones

First pick a handful of wild garlic leaves……worth the effort….usually I can find a few clumps of it in Wick Woodlands near where I live……OR today I spotted growing pots of it at Panzers …. not so wild…..

These are all spelt flour scones. I used white spelt flour, you could use wholemeal spelt flour too, but they will be heavier.

I used up some of the syrup from a jar of stem ginger I had, (gives the scones a gentle gingery flavour) but use honey if that’s what you’ve got.

Wild Garlic Scones

Wild Garlic Scones


At this time of year, in some urban woods near where I live, there’s a few clumps of wild garlic. Have a look round your neighbourhood……you never know….. See this from 2 years ago…. Continue reading

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Rick James ‘Give it to Me Baby’

Ridiculously brilliant! Thank you @driftwoodstory


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Seville Orange Curd

No excuses, just a new post……Hoo-friggin- yay!

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I had bought some Seville oranges form my local organic veg box scheme, (Organic Wick) they sat in my fruit bowl….and sat….and sat…..and sat….until I eventually got round to making this creamy curd……I kept the skins of the oranges and I’m in the process of making candied peel….I carefully emptied the eggs out of their shells and made little vases for some white tulips…..see above…..Tomorrow I’ll make a gluten free lemon and orange almond cake and this curd will be slathered in the centre with some creme fraiche….Friends are coming for tea….. Continue reading

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Gilbert and George – Gordon’s Makes Us Drunk 1972

It’s Christmas and time to get drunk. Very drunk..

I love this short film of the artists Gilbert and George getting drunk (very drunk) on Gordon’s gin. Continue reading

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May, well some of May….

MayThis was some of my May…….. Continue reading

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It’s been a long, long time.


Well it has, I know. I find myself using instagram more and more, (esp with vid app now) and post on here less and less. Things are gonna change. Soon you’ll be able to see my instagram feed on here and here’s a collage I made ages ago, that I never managed to post up. I kept postponing because I wanted to write loads. I didn’t have time. More to follow shortly.

Anyhow. Listen to this old beauty below I found when googling, It’s been a long, long time…… Continue reading

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