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Perranporth beach and St Piran’s Oratory walk

Perranporth beach and St Piran’s Oratory walk

View of Perranporth beach from high cliffs Some days only a beach walk will do. I find a great sense of freedom walking along a vast expanse of sand with blue seas and skies, and the cries of gulls hovering in the wind. Unfortunately due to the storms last month the...

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Getting started with alcohol inks

Getting started with alcohol inks

Alcohol inks - wet on dry Recently I've been seeing lots of colour on social media and have been intrigued by the abstract shapes and blends. After taking a look at the methods they seem mostly to be either resin art, acrylic pours or alcohol inks. I was keen to have...

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The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

First of all, I should say that this isn't my recipe. Nine years ago I discovered a marvellous book (details at the bottom of this post) which was full of delightful and delicious recipes, and also used vegetables instead of fats. This really appealed to me as I love...

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Create a beautiful button and bead heart

Create a beautiful button and bead heart

This craft has many applications, the only limit is your imagination! So we're starting with creating a button and bead heart. As you can see from the image, this is made up of red buttons and beads.  You can also have fun with this by raiding craft stores for...

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Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

Wild Swimming at Tavy Cleave

While I love walking on Dartmoor, I also enjoy doing a spot of wild swimming and there have been a couple on my 'to do' list for while. Tavy Cleave was one of them. It's been on my list a while as getting to it is a bit of a mission. There are a couple of miles of...

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Hi, I’m an artist who lives in the South West of England. I hope you enjoy my blog about art, craft and simple pleasures.
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