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How to make a driftwood lamp

Here is an excerpt from my book An Illustrated Country Year – nature uncovered month by month for August Half the fun of making a driftwood lamp is hunting for the driftwood itself. Some beaches have a dearth of wood … Continue reading

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Sea glass jewellery

I’ve got a bit carried away making earrings and pendants from bits of sea glass this week. A project for the book I’m working on about the seashore. Its delightfully easy, you just need some 20 gauge beading wire and … Continue reading

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Mermaid’s purses

I love beach-combing so all in the interest of research for my next book, An Illustrated Coastal Year, you understand, I went to the beach this weekend.  Its amazing what you can find but what I was most pleased with was a … Continue reading

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Amazing art

I popped into the Society of Marine Artists exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London, last week – there was a huge range of beautiful paintings but one artist particularly caught my eye, not only for the size and intricacy of … Continue reading

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The beauty of Wracks

I’m already thinking about my next title which I think will be similar to An Illustrated Country Year but will cover the seashore – maybe An Illustrated Coastal Year  although I prefer The Seashore Uncovered.  And although it has hardly been discussed … Continue reading

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