Author Archive for ‘Katherine Wildman’

Toni Hardy is a student at the Leeds College of Art where she is studying printed textiles and surface design. She has an interest in handcraft and traditional technique and in spending time creating pieces that are ‘one of a kind’. This Underwood typewriter is one of a series of her embroidery art inspired by beauty, function and a love of antiques. Other pieces in the series are inspired by pocket watches and cameras. Each piece is hand stitched onto a cotton background in a continuous line style and framed in a wooden embroidery hoop.

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Bliss … “Winner of the Best Cappuccino in the recent North East Nectar awards”

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Thousands of food lovers are expected to descend on a picturesque seaside village next weekend (May 12-13) for what promises to be a spectacular celebration of the region’s culinary heritage.

Tynemouth will be transformed into a foodie haven as more than 40 local producers gather alongside a host of celebrity North East chefs on May 12-13.

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I have to hold my hands up and say before I start that I absolutely adore Germaine Greer and, when she told the audience at The Sage that she had a ‘nutters and stalkers’ pile in her office into which she sorts her post, I wondered if I had ever graced it. It was after […]

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When you are seven it is a big job to get your babies to go to sleep. Especially if Wol is nocturnal and the lambs keep fighting. The secret is a neat line, a comfy blanket – and giving them most of your bed. Gina Ford would approve.

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Priory at Dusk

24Apr12

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Inspired

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