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Celia Hart
illustrator, printmaker, designer, often a gardener (with hens) and walker of paths
illustrator, printmaker, designer, often a gardener (with hens) and walker of paths

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My blog is 10 years old!
I've never kept a traditional written diary (except for holiday journals) but somehow I've kept this blog going for 10 whole years! My  first blog post shows the amazing tidy and sunny vegetable garden  the vegetable plot, March 2007 . . . and here's the sa...

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Madonnas & Miracles at the Fitzwilliam
The major exhibition this Spring at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, is Madonnas & Miracles, The Holy Home in Renaissance Italy. Last week I went along to a preview event, below are my thoughts along with some hints and tips which may add to your apprec...

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An interlude in Edinburgh
We've just got back from a long weekend in Edinburgh. We travelled by train, luckily missing Storm Doris and cancelled trains by a day. The mountains were still dusted with the previous day's snowfall. Below you can see the roof of Waverley station with the...

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Greenery and other colours
Each year Pantone selects a colour for year and for 2017 the colour is 'Greenery' or to be more precise ' Pantone 15-0343 TCX ', so be prepared for lots of green in the style magazines this year. The reason I've mentioned this is because it nicely links the...

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The months rush by when you have monthly deadlines!
There's nothing like monthly deadlines to speed up time! Already on my desk, I have Frank Ronan's words for 'The writer's plot' for the February 2017 edition of Gardens Illustrated magazine . January's illustration is done and probably at the printers by no...

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Of whales and other creatures
I can't believe it's 3 months since our adventure in Newfoundland, so it's been interesting to look back through my photos and select a few for this blog post - the one I promised about the wildlife we saw on our road trip. We were warned about Moose. Appar...

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My Newfoundland crafts safari
I promised to tell you more about my Newfoundland adventure, when I'm on holiday I love hunting out the local handicrafts and especially the local yarn/knitting shops as skeins of the local yarn make perfect holiday souvenirs. I knew that there is a traditi...

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Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2016
At 10.30am this morning (about half an hour from now, as I type this) the Cambridge Original Printmakers exhibition will open to the public. If you live near enough to to Cambridge to visit, it's well worth the trip . . . over 500 framed prints for sale, re...

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Who led us to Newfoundland?
You went where? Why? As you can see in the photos in the previous blogpost, Newfoundland is a beautiful, wild and remote island; but not at the top of most folk's holiday destination list. So what prompted us to go? About 6 years ago Cliff's aunt became ver...

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Over the sea for a road trip
We've been away on an adventure, a road trip of about 2000 miles on an island that's a 5hour flight from London; west and a bit south of the UK; about the size of Gt Britain and Ireland together and with a population about that of Cornwall . . . have you gu...
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