Monthly Archives: May 2013

30th May 2013 – automaton

Carefully cut pieces, glue and instructions. All three come together slowly, the shape and movement forming like magic. Following a stranger’s design does not diminish the joy of creation.

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29th May 2013 – garden

Everything is dripping from recent rain. The new Spring leaves and flowers are heavy with water. Yet there is still that fresh, expectant green of a Spring garden, waiting to burst into its Summer glory.

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28th May 2013 – cyclist

Black raincoat covering her body, hood pulled tight around her ears and chin. Her head is forced down against the driving rain. As she reaches the crossing, she raises it to reveal a startling face; lips and eyes made up … Continue reading

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27th May 2013 – duck whistle

A blonde-haired child wearing a red T-shirt inserts himself between two of the musicians. He blows his new, quacking whistle with pride, keeping in time with the music effortlessly.

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26th May 2013 – Christmas tree

We chop up its prickly branches to lay across a bed of freshly sown seeds. Although no longer in its Christmas finery, it can still help new life to arrive in peace.

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25th May 2013 – folk festival

Brightly dressed crowds of smiling people, celebrating our traditional music and dance. A dazzling starburst of colour, joy and movement.

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24th May 2013 – Goldendoodle

He lies in the doorway, a big rug of a dog. Curled, creamy fur and long, fluffy legs. He is oblivious to our clambering, serene in his new domain.

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