Feeling Festive in Hay on Wye

I love Hay on Wye – such a colourful old, market town full of winding narrow streets and shops filled with books, gorgeous ethnic clothing and beautiful things for the home. The pubs are traditional and welcoming with real fires which my friend Anne and I were very glad of on this cold and wintry day! We just fancied a day out and I planned … Continue reading Feeling Festive in Hay on Wye


Finally got a chance today to sit down with my idea for painting a hare in amongst the grass – here is my earlier post about that if you want to see where I’m coming from:) https://eastwitching.com/2013/10/11/new-ideas-animals-in-the-landscape/ I had done all my tasks and duties yesterday to clear a timespace to devote to this idea which will just not be still in my mind! I … Continue reading Nocturn

Oh to be in England!

I know this is a little late as the poem is about Springtime in England but there again our seasons are all a bit behind. Whilst visiting Hampton Court Castle Gardens near Hereford back in June my friend Anne and I were treated to a river walk around the stately home with its atmospheric Victorian greenhouses. It was graced by Maytrees in full fluttery white … Continue reading Oh to be in England!