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Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Tuesday, 31st January 2012 - Riverford Organic

We had our second delivery of buy two get one free vegetables today



Riverford Organic
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Monday, 30 January 2012

Monday, 30th January 2012 - Roofs around Trafalgar Square

I went to London today with Harriet and Hetty. A great day we had.

They were on their train home.

I was waiting for Tim and was taken by all the many roofs around the square.



Roofs around Trafalgar Square
Watercolour and Grafwood Stick
Saunders Waterfor 140lb not

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Sunday, 29th January 2012 - For Sarah

Sarah provided the venison for our dinner party.

I made a lemon meringue pie to show our appreciation



For Sarah
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Saturday, 28 January 2012

Saturday, 28th January 2012 - Before Dinner

We have been preparing for a dinner party.

The table looks so pretty before the guests arrive


Before Dinner
Watercolour
Practice Paper

Friday, 27 January 2012

Friday, 27th January 2012 - Tins of Many Colours


There was a leak in the cupboard and all the tins of paint had to be removed.




















Tins of Many Colours
Derwent Aquatone Watercolour Sticks
Bockingford 425 gms not

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Thursday, 26th January 2012 - Hens in the Sun




Home from Chicago
8B Pencil
Bockingford 425 gms




Hens in the Sun
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb Not

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Wednesday, 25th January 2012 - I Like Tea ... and Coffee

I collected the many mugs from which I drank my tea and coffee from today.

It looks like I have had builders in.


I Like Tea ... and Coffee
Watercolour
Bockingford 425 gms

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Tuesday, 24th January 2012 - 100% Cotton

Caught up with the ironing today. Kept me warm on a cold grey day.



100% Cotton
Pencil and watercolour
Bockingford 425 gms not

Monday, 23 January 2012

Monday, 23rd January 2012 - Painting Ingredients

The room is cleared. Nearly forgot to take the curtains down. I am now ready to paint.




Painting Ingredients
Watercolour
Sunders Waterford 140lb not

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Sunday, 22nd January 2012 - Decorating not Moving

There seemed to be many pieces of furniture that needed moving before the decorating begins.

























Decorating not Moving
Acrylic
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Saturday, 21 January 2012

Saturday, 21st January 2012 - Secret Vintage Tea Party

Sarah and I went to The Tower House in Tenterden for tea. It was an amazing tea.

We had...........



 Quails eggs with celery salt. Sparkling wine and cranberry juice (I think)




Choux buns with prawns in a sauce, cheese toaties, cranberry and cheese filo pastries




Afternoon Tea





Ham sandwiches and crab sandwiches





Scones with strawberry jam and cream





Strawberry shortcakes, profiteroles, chocolate torte, ginger flapjacks, meringues and tea bread




Sherry Trifle




Secret Vintage Tea Party
Pencil, Pen and Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Friday, 20th January 2012 - Leftovers

I am slowly getting back into cooking breakfasts for guests after the Christmas holiday.


Leftovers
Pen and  Quink Ink
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Thursday, 19th January 2012 - Three Girls went Swimming

Hetty and Harriet took me swimming today. We had a marvelous time and I look forward to the next swimming lesson.


Three Girls went Swimming
Pencil and Watercolou
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Wednesday, 18th January 2012 - Delivered to the Door

Tescos brought me some Seville oranges from Spain


Delivered to the Door
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Tuesday, 17th January 2012 - Paperwhite Bulbs and Stones

I was given these as a kit at Christmas. Put the stones and bulbs in the bowl and  just add water. I think something may have gone wrong!!!



Paperwhite Bulbs and Stones
Charcoal
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Monday, 16 January 2012

Monday, 16th January 2012 - Many Ingredients make One Dish

I was going to paint a glorious sunset today but it looked too twee.
I decided that the components of our dinner looked far more interesting.



Many Ingredients make One Dish
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Sunday 15th, January 2012 - Nice'n Easy 101 Natural Baby Blonde

My hair was getting a little dull.

I am now a Natural Baby Blonde, with a hint of brass!!!



Nice'n Easy 101 Natural Baby Blonde
Watercolour and Pen
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Saturday, 14 January 2012

Saturday, 14th January 2012 - Strawberry and Calyx, Many Faces of One Purple Hellebore

I was preparing strawberries for breakfast and this one was huge. Its fate was to be chopped up and eaten in porridge.


Strawberry and Calyx
Watercolour and Pencil
Saunders Waterford 140lb not


There are many Hellebores in the garden.



Many faces of one purple Hellebore
Watercolour and Pencil
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Friday, 13 January 2012

Friday, 13th January 2012 - Still Standing

I don't think this treehouse will be with us much longer



Still Standing
Watercolour with  twig, brush and card
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Thursday, 12 January 2012

Thursday, 12th January 2012 - Filling the Gaps

Tim replaced some missing roof tiles


Filling the Gaps
Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Monday, 9 January 2012

Monday, 9th January 2012 - Cold Remedy

I have an invasive cold


Cold Remedy
Italic Marker and Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Sunday, 8 January 2012

Sunday, 8th January 2012 - Single Rose and Chrysanthemum Spray

Tesco flowers reduced from £10 to £1.50. I like a bargain


Single Rose and Chrysanthemum Spray 
Pencil and Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Saturday, 7 January 2012

Saturday, 7th January 2012 - Headache

I had a headache today. This is a visual interpretation of how it felt.


Headache
Acrylic
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Friday, 6 January 2012

Friday, 6th January 2012 - Daughter and Granddaughter

I visited Harriet and Hetty for an afternoon


Daughter and Granddaughter
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Thursday, 5 January 2012

Thursday, 5th January -Granddad and Granddaugher

I took these socks out the tumble drier


Granddad and Granddaughter
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Wednesday, 4th January 2012 - Tom

Tom going back to Bradford


See you very soon Tommy

Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

Tuesday, 3rd January - Blue Shirts

I did some ironing today.


Blue Shirts
Watercolour and Ink
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Monday, 2 January 2012

Monday, 2nd January 2012 - North Winter Evening Light

Looking out of the bedroom window over our garden


North Winter Evening Light.

Watercolour painted over a wash with bamboo stick
Saunders Waterford 140lb not

Sunday, 1 January 2012

Sunday, 1st January 2012 - Vegetable Soup

Vegetables before they were made into soup.





Vegetable Soup
Pencil and Watercolour
Saunders Waterford 140lb not