Invitation to Exhibit at the Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham.

Posted by Tina on February 25, 2014  /   no comment

Received a lovely invitation from Mr Mark De Novellis, Curator of Exhibitions and Collections at the Richmond Upon Thames Arts Service, Orleans House Gallery, Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DJ to submit work for 4 exhibitions during 2014. I am sad to say that due to other commitments I am unable to participate this year, but will […]

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Replicating someone else’s dreams!

Posted by Tina on February 23, 2014  /   no comment

Do non-artists realise how tense life can be when one is commissioned to produce an artwork from a description that the commissioner can see in his or her mind’s eye, and which the artist has to try to replicate? My policy is that if a commission is not liked, then no money exchanges hands. This […]

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Second Saga of the Long Road Hedge Demolition

Posted by Tina on February 22, 2014  /   no comment

Just returned from playing tennis (Cambridge Lawn Tennis Club), and noticed that all the hedge has now been taken out along Long Road (see first saga notes and photographs) – and with it the demolition of the 14 birds nests I counted in the 100 or so yards of hedge left standing from the first […]

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And Now to the Second Draft of the Book

Posted by Tina on February 21, 2014  /   no comment

I am now preparing the second draft of the whole book manuscript, and marking up for line art, colour plates and photographs. I received some wonderful comments on my work from some of the people who attended the Bourn Brook meeting (see 5 February entry of this diary), so this has spurred me on to […]

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Open Meeting: Bourn Brook

Posted by Tina on February 05, 2014  /   no comment

There was an open meeting about Bourn Brook at Bourn Golf Club (Toft Road,Bourn, Cambridge CB23 2TT) ON 5 FEBRUARY 2014 from 7.00 to 9.30pm. The meeting was organized by Vince Lea (Cambridge Restoration Trust) and Ruth Hawkesley (The Wildlife Trusts for Bedfordshire Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire). Open discussion included wildlife and invasive species, pollution and […]

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