Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fantastic artist’s date: Anna Barriball

Those of you who are Artist’s Way followers may have realised recently that I haven’t been talking much about Artist’s Way-related things on the blog recently. That’s because I rather fell off the wagon. My intention to do Walking in … Continue reading

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The tyranny of the garden

I’m going to say something distinctly un-British here: I don’t like having a garden. I know that it’s something we’re supposed to appreciate without question. Like the weird American obsession with having a fireplace. But if it were possible to … Continue reading

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Why did I never know about Elsie Inglis?

Apologies for the intermittent posting over the last couple of weeks, real life is definitely getting in the way! I’ve been meaning to write about the International Women’s Day event that I was at on Monday, so given that today … Continue reading

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Anyone off into Edinburgh tonight? If so, you need to check out EnLIGHTen! Edinburgh City of Literature has projected some quotations onto building around town. We were at the Secret Society last night (it was fab – there were hedgehogs) … Continue reading

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Poetry at Blackwell’s

At the writing group I go to, we’re encouraged to bring in details of ‘writery’ events in Edinburgh and one that turned up was a flyer for a fab poetry reading in Blackwell’s last night. It was a great line-up, … Continue reading

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Choose your drudgery

A lot of thought has been going on in the Woodsmoke household about jobs and career paths recently, not least because Mr Woodsmoke is starting a new job on Monday (it looks brilliant – let’s hope it turns out that … Continue reading

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