Life in France

Posted on November 22nd, 2013

I have had a love affair with France for many years now and finally got to move the Limousin two years ago. Limousin is right bang in the middle of the country. We have cold winters with snow but hot summers and four very definite seasons which I love and find excitement with each changing… Read more

Art-to wear Jewellery

Posted on October 24th, 2013

What is ‘art-to wear jewellery and how is it different to any other type of jewellery and adornment? I have demonstrated many times the process involved with off-loom bead weaving that makes up my pieces; the picking up of those tiny beads, usually one at a time, onto a long thin needle and thread and… Read more


Posted on September 9th, 2013 I’ve been ‘beading’ – very much a verb, for 10 years. I now sell my designs in the made up form and also as patterns and kits but have been shy of ‘blogging’ – another new verb - but at last have taken the plunge. I love texture in my work and use a variety... Read more