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Valentines take flight

Watching the doves each morning, the similar shapes of folded wings and hearts is striking.  The days go by and I see wings everywhere… this one I’ve snatched from the detailed border of an old iron frame that holds a mirror on a bedside table here… scritch, scratch, sketch – a wing.  But not a […]

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The ‘to do’ list of recent weeks has included a focused attempt to better keep up with blackbird wings, and although two of these have already flown, more are roosting in the studio in various states of completion. In the midst of pushing ahead, I stepped outside for a few moments in the garden.  “Caw […]


It all began with that necklace.  If you’ve read my blackbird listings in the etsy shop, you’ll know the story.  And it’s true… a friend asked me to fix her broken wings.  How often in life does such an opportunity arise?  It’s turned out to be more than a chance to brighten someone’s day with […]