The Arts School

Two years ago, whilst pregnant with my son and daydreaming about the future, I bought the domain name of The Arts School. One year ago I met Sam and we had the idea to combine our ideas at her lovely space and The Arts School was born! Its been a busy year and as we…

2018 – The Arts School

Wow! It’s been a long time since I posted and the reasons good! The Arts School is up and running and I am loving teaching again! Now we start the new year with lots of courses and a new teacher working with us teaching watercolour (Jo Hudson). Come and take a class and hopefully enjoy…

The Arts School

Getting ready to run a taster day at The Arts School tomorrow. General Art is one of my favourite courses as it is project based and gives you a chance to try different materials out and develop your own ideas and work.  If you are interested in this course or any others, please visit or…

The Arts School – the start

So I have been quiet because I have been busy!  1) the boy who will be 7 months old next week, amazing!  I could spend all day watching him learn the world! The greatest time consumers! 2) The Little Art on the Green, more details next week And 3)  I have started an arts school! …

Phone box magic.

Great idea! Iconic phone box, used as a mini cafe, supports homeless people. This one is in Eastbourne by the pier.  

The back off effect

Having actually got up early to take the dogs  to the seaside I got home to deal with a giant marrow I was given. With it I made:  ginger and narrow jam,  ginger, orange and current cakes froze the spare marrow for later The extra flour I tried out some rough pastry. Who knew it…

Word pressing problems

Has anyone else been having problems with their WordPress app? I have not been able to post for a few weeks. Hope it has resolved now! Here’s a bit of what I have been up to recently! France: markets    Hastings: getting lost  Painting: expression and inspiration    Listening to Al Weiwei and Tim Marlow.  Interesting,…

You can’t imagine

   You can’t imagine  You can’t describe The feeling of excitement, guilt, gratitude and pride  And being naughty , So rebellious! We are on a plane  We are actually going  France on holiday! And there is nothing wrong with him  A while more recovery from being so sick From all the machines  All the operations…

Making new traditions

This time last year I was on my honeymoon in a hotel in a Devon eating wonderful food, so I am trying to start a tradition that for this honeymoon anniversary week we do special things. Last night I attempted my first tart! Introducing my homemade short crust pastry fig and goats cheese tart… (Needed…