Mosaic Garden of Discovery…prelude!

I am going to be a mosaic tease… The Glittering Shards gang has been filling a community garden with mosaic all spring and it is finally all installed! I sooo want to show and tell you the  story of the Garden of Discovery…but I love writing and blogging too much to not to do it [...] Read more...

Looking forward…

Its been such a rich time, friends. One of those periods where you put everything you are doing on the table, examine and ponder. It feels so healthy to take nothing for granted, to question where my energy is going, what matters most to me… It is so easy to keep on the same tracks…because [...] Read more...

Mosaics connecting us all

For years, I have had the idea to use mosaic as a way of nurturing a feeling of community and belonging. I feel passionately that art should be a communal, not just individual experience. So I mused on the idea of  running small workshops to help people create a mosaic (with a common theme) to [...] Read more...

Our beautiful allotment in full bloom…

It’s been a labour of love for the last 3 years, but oh so worth it. This little patch of land has given us so much – amazing fruit and veg, open space, relaxation, exercise and connection to the soil. People ask how I manage it all on top of running a mosaic business, art [...] Read more...

The next big mosaic project…

This is an exciting one…unleashing my inner child in the creation of a mosaic fairy garden on a large outdoor wall…glee! Here is where it all starts… And even large mosaics start with small steps, one nip at a time…can you spot this little fella on the drawing? Read more...

Some pics of what’s going on…

Soon… Soon there will be space to write… For now,  some mosaic pictures… few words (maybe that’s ok?!) of all that is going on round here. All good, just in a phase of wrapping some projects up and preparing to start new ones… This phase has definitely been about facilitating others to make mosaic art [...] Read more...

In the garden with mosaic friends

A week with the family in beautiful Scotland with cherry on the cake visit to Katy Galbraith’s exhibition, In The Garden With Friends, at The Bield, near Crieff, in the foothills of magical mountains. The exhibition space was large, open and had been exquisitely set up by Katy (who specialises in mosaics from recycled materials). [...] Read more...

The other love of my life…

Sweet children and dear husband aside, my love of mosaic walks hand in hand with my love of the soil – and for the last few weeks I have been digging, preparing seed beds, sowing and planting every spare minute. We are so fortunate to have two small plots to grow things in. They allow [...] Read more...