Have you ever experienced the urge To create a poetic, titanic, splurge Of emotion and passion Of great clarity That moves all your readers And speaks to the soul. But then you set paper to pen (Or these days your laptop opens) And instead of a torrent A trickle comes forth Your words remain twistedContinue reading “Blockhead”

Violet verse

Forgive me the vanity of publishing my verse. I’m enjoying writing it so much. Sorry! This is somewhat gloomy, I admit, but it’s meant to be. About the impact anger has in ones circle, I wrote this today. What do you think?? Herding cats Is there a well of anger A source that bubbles upContinue reading “Violet verse”


So, here’s a quick tutorial, Stitch style. I used an old frame, bought in a charidee for 50p and, using watered down PVA Glue, I covered it with old gold tissue paper. I left it to dry and went to work on the picture. This was a product of a digital sketch of a bird…Continue reading “Singalongasongofsixpence”

Homeward bound…

A day of mixed emotions here. I hope your day was clearer. On the one hand I have had a mentally stimulating day, discussing and learning about the latest technical developments in my chosen field. The course was in a very chi chi hotel in Big London so this morning found me Paddington bound onContinue reading “Homeward bound…”