Delights of Regional Museums – Sharmanka

Sharmanka: Gothic Kinetic! This artistic trio started out in Leningrad but have been based in Glasgow since the mid-90s. If you live in Scotland (or visit), they may be familiar to you. “‘Sharmanka’ is the Russian word for ‘hurdy-gurdy’ and is a collaboration between sculptor-mechanic Eduard Bersudsky, theatre director Tatyana Jakovskaya and light and sound … More Delights of Regional Museums – Sharmanka

Time out in France

Travel photographs from the Loire Valley. This is a ‘short’ holiday this weekend as I gear up for another weekend of Open Studio! It can’t hurt to reminisce and share some pics from a lovely trip to visit Adelaide friends domiciled in France in 2010. A long way from the sea, just for a change. … More Time out in France

one Lovely Blog Award!

My special thanks to Rachael at brushneedleandwhisk who has nominated me for One Lovely Blog Award! Rachael received this award herself and has handed the banner on. These things come with gift tags and fine print! (I am reproducing the fine print here for my nominees). The Rules: 1]  Thank the person who nominated you and link back … More one Lovely Blog Award!