This is a photograph of my automata. I have been collecting them for years from places such as the Cabaret Mechanical Theatre and Dansel Gallery in Dorset. They are made […]
When I first started to bind books, I bought leather pieces from Falkiners (now Shepherds) – my favourite place for bookbinding supplies. More recently, I discovered that Pittards in Yeovil, […]
Taking a cue from Linda Cunningham over at Lasqueti Press who has been doing a similar project as this daily photoblog over at Flickr – with the difference that hers […]
Another beautiful sunset at Hive Beach. The boys were fishing for mackerel and bringing them in by the dozen. Their girlfriends were lining the beach behind them tending barbecues – […]
I took this photograph very early one morning as we were sailing out of St Peter Port on Guernsey to begin our sail back across the English Channel. It was […]
Not quite so eloquent as the last piece of calligraphy but a fun exercise nonetheless…click to enlarge.
A piece of calligraphy I did for a friend a couple of years ago. Still makes me teary to read it. Click to enlarge.
Did I mention I love ribbon?
A few years ago, I was as equally obsessed with calligraphy as I now am with bookbinding. These are tiny bottles of Italian ink which I have never used because […]
I love colour and I love pens, so these were irresistible…