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...

A new mosaic world in London

The labour of mosaic love of the last few weeks is almost almost finished – just the installation and final pieces to be stuck and grouted once it’s on the wall in the playground of a local South London primary school…. Four days of mosaic workshops with delightful kids aged 4 to 12 produced this [...] Read more...

What is our work about?

(Some re-posts of my favourite past posts for new readers…life is busy – good, mosaic, creative busy – and the pics will come soon…) I am trying to understand why making  is so transformative. I am sitting in my studio, cutting and laying tiles, placing them, moving them a millimetre this way and that until [...] Read more...

New mosaic publications hot off the press…

A nice thud landed on my doormat this week, a double edition from BAMM (the British mosaic association) with lots of lovely mosaic eye candy, informative articles and mosaic news from around the UK. This edition of Grout magazine includes an article I wrote about the process and challenges of making the Topps Tiles mosaic [...] Read more...