Category Archives: painting


No, we don’t have a Big Freeze here in Somerset – far from it – but we do have rather an over-abundance of grey skies and damp air and a general impression that this is the dullest, dankest┬átime of year.┬áBut … Continue reading

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Ravens, writing desks and lamp posts?

So, now you know how a sewer pipe is like a gas lamp! Welcome to the Narnia section of the ‘Secret Story Garden’ – and just to tempt you to come along, here are a couple more images:     … Continue reading

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Knitting, sewing, gluing, painting, planting, constructing… ‘stuff’

I note, with shame, that a whole month has passed with ne’er a squeak from me on this blog. Blame the summer weather, friends and family, and various projects which have kept me busy. Right now I am surrounded with … Continue reading

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Last day of Arts Weeks – and the sun may shine!

Saturday 5th October will be the last day of Somerset Arts weeks AND the last day of Honey Pot Books’ extended opening hours … after which we will be returning to our pattern of welcoming visitors 10 – 12 on … Continue reading

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Special Opening Hours

Somerset Arts Weeks are well underway and Honey Pot Books will have extended opening hours: 10 – 4 on Wednesday Sept 25th, Thursday 26th and Saturday 28th + Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday October 1st,2nd,3rd and Saturday 5th. Busy busy – with … Continue reading

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A little help from my friend

It’s always nice to have feline company when one is painting. An active interest in the tools of the trade is entirely understandable. One is hardly surprised to discover that Sherpa is particularly fussy about the size and quality of … Continue reading

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