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A new kettle

Oh dear – the aggravation of being a designer still has influence – needed a new kettle, went to John Lewis. Just want a kettle shaped recognisable kettle, but no – they come in all sorts of shapes and sizes … Continue reading

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Family

Really nice last week – saw family in London & York – Isabella on the left. and Samuel on the right , in London – this was taken maybe 18 years ago? In St Ives. Then I had a nice … Continue reading

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Box Balls

Mr P. likes box balls, I’ve lost count as to how many are in our small garden. He cleverly flattered me by saying I’m good at cutting them (which I am, largely as I have more patience and I did … Continue reading

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Mr Potts gets Creative

Oh dear,oh dear! I’m not naming names but another member of the RWS, and an article in Elle Decoration has inspired Mr P. to get into papier-mache. I Googled ‘How to make P-M’ and running my eyes down the list … Continue reading

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Cooking / Eating / Painting

This week I am going to feature food – I like recipes that don’t take ages to prepare but also taste delicious. This is soup for lunch made from carrots,celery,celeriac and onion with the remains of last nights pea & … Continue reading

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Family Talent – the Extraordinary World of Winthrop

Where do these images come from? He had a perfectly normal childhood – born in the USA, immigrant to the UK, lived in a caravan, holidays to visit strange Bavarian friends who lived in a chalet in the Forest, camping … Continue reading

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Brushes

Mrs Potts seems to have acquired far too many brushes.  

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Sunday in the Park

   Yesterday was such a beautiful sunny day so Mr Potts and I went for a walk in Regents Park. Lovely blue sky and Autumn colours.   

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Chess

Mr Potts plays chess – many artists both past & present like chess because it is a very visual and fascinating game. He has won a cup!

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Mrs Potts the Painter’s Wife

Well – anyone who knows the card game Happy Families will know who I am – Mrs Potts the Painter’s Wife. If there’s anything more difficult than being an artist (which I am ) it’s being an artist’s wife. Mr … Continue reading

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