Tag Archives: Art

Watercolour painting – The story so far

I thought it would be fun to ask my twitter followers for suggestions for my next post.  One of them (@MillRoadCambs – worth a follow if you are on twitter, also their blog is interesting too) suggested that I should post an update … Continue reading

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April – Fools and Eggs

Hello, hope you all had a lovely Easter and have enjoyed the break. As a non-chocolate eater there was no danger of me over doing it on the chocolate front at this time of the year.  I was given some gifts to … Continue reading

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Twelve Traditions of Christmas, Pt 3 – Christmas Crackers and Mistletoe

Christmas Crackers A French Bon Bon and a crackle from a fire became the accidental inspiration for the Christmas Cracker just over 150 years ago. If Tom Smith, a baker from London, had not taken a trip to Paris we would not have the customary fun of … Continue reading

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Vermeer’s Women, Secrets and Silence – Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge is always worth visiting, next time you are in Cambridge spend a few hours wandering around its captivating collections of artefacts and paintings.  You won’t be disappointed http://www.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/ As a local to Cambridge I feel very lucky … Continue reading

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