Category Archives: From the studio

Maternity Leave Announcement

I’m delighted to announce that my husband and I are expecting our second child at the end of May! As I expect to be going on maternity leave around the end of April, I’m afraid I’m now unable to accept further … Continue reading

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Maternity Leave Begins…!

Please note that the studio is now closed and I will be on maternity leave until approximately late 2014. These are such exciting times ahead, not only because of our impending arrival but I am also looking forward to a new studio when the business re-starts, … Continue reading

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Important information regarding acceptance of items before maternity leave

Please note that due to my current volume of work, I am now unable to accept any further items before my maternity leave, which is expected to begin around the end of October. If you have small items which are in … Continue reading

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The studio will be closed on…

THURSDAY 01st AUGUST and will re-open on WEDNESDAY 07th AUGUST. Thank you.

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The studio will be closed on…

…FRIDAY 26th JULY and will re-open on MONDAY 29th JULY. Thank you.

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Important information regarding temporary studio closure – October 2013

I’m delighted to share the news that my husband and I are expecting our first baby in late November. Obviously, this will mean the temporary closure of my business. However, I hope to resume in new premises after my maternity … Continue reading

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Lessons to be learnt

I thought I’d share with you this classic example of the damage that some framers can do. This was a very valuable print by a well-known contemporary artist, however, the poor workmanship by the framer had caused distortions and creases … Continue reading

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Treading into fruit pastille territory…

I turned vegetarian when I was 9 years old, (yes, you read that right, 9)! As a child, giving up many of my favourite sweets and cakes was definitely the hardest part. Fruit pastilles and Cadbury’s Swiss Gateaux Cake, they all … Continue reading

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Preservation of papermaking traditions

I recently came across this article, http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2013-04/02/content_16370200.htm, which reports on an award given for the preservation of intangible heritage in China. Intangible heritage includes traditions which are passed from generation to generation, such as a skill, songs, rituals or storytelling. In this article, the … Continue reading

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If the shoe fits…

I recently bought myself a copy of a 1942 edition of Joseph Conrad’s, ‘A Conrad Argosy’,  a lovely edition complete with woodcuts by Hans Alexander Mueller. As it’s a large and heavy book, in an ideal world it would be stored lying flat on my … Continue reading

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