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Work-in-Progress Wednesday – Sewing

In February I took a class at Seamwork called Design Your Wardrobe. The three week class helps you to conceptualise and design a wardrobe for a specific season based on a number of criteria, and contexts. (E.g. is it warm or cool, does your lifestyle revolve around work, parenting etc.). I enjoyed the methodical process […]

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currently reading*

Segu by Maryse Condé for our next Bring Your Own Book meting next month- 100 pages to go Love After Love by Ingrid Persaud for the main Caribbean Book Club meeting on Sunday the 18th Listening to Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue Quichotte by Salman Rushdie – but it’s on hold for now *Walden […]

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monday musings

a. sitting here thinking “dang, that was an exhausting weekend!” exhausting weekend = baked a cake and cupcakes, skyped with family for son’s birthday, online book club sunday night. doing more than mere pandemic basics is tiring y’all! b. speaking of book club: stayed up way too late after because i couldn’t turn my brain […]

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A Special Sunday Something

Wish on everything. Pink cars are good, especially old ones. And stars of course, first stars and shooting stars. Planes will do if they are the first light in the sky and look like stars. Wish in tunnels, holding your breath and lifting your feet off the ground. Birthday candles. Baby teeth Francesca Lia Block

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Learning

I started my One Hundred Day Project of Watercolour Ladies full of enthusiasm. I was excited about learning more about watercolour and portraits. 45 or so days into my project I was unmotivated and struggling to continue. It just wasn’t as much fun as I expected it to be. While some days I totally loved […]

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A Poem

House Empty Speaks a Loud Truth, 2018Iris Jamahl Dunklefor Charmian Kittredge London 1.      House made of breath exhaled from wooden ribs.2.      Dale Carnegie’s name scribbled on a cream closet door.3.      A nautilus shell eating a light bulb sheds the softest light.4.      Calabashes painted grey sway from their […]

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