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Back in May I had the privilege of taking part in another of the guided walk organised by the Devon Guild of Craftsmen with the Devon Wildlife Trust. Last year this sparked off my Magnificent Mires work. This year the focus is on the Greater Horseshoe Bat Project.
Greater horseshoe are the UK’s biggest bat with a wingspan of almost 40cm. They were once common across southern England but changes in land-use such as urban development and a move away from cattle grazed pastures and hay meadows has led to their disappearance from much of the countryside.
I’ve had a nice message from someone called Katie Sharples in Perth, Australia. She recently ran some workshops with young school children using my work for inspiration and has kindly shared their resulting prints.
On Friday it was the launch of the Devon Guild’s summer show celebrating 25 years of the guild being at the Riverside Mill in Bovey Tracey.
Part of the celebrations was to have the building swathed in bunting made by a wide range of community groups. See lead artist Bridget Arnold’s blog to find out more.
I have been settling into my new studio space. The light is fantastic and I’m sure that as I get busier I won’t notice the ‘little old lady’ features quite so much. If this becomes a long term arrangement, then I will consider imposing my own tastes on the decor. But meanwhile, I am very grateful to be able to use such a splendid space just a short walk Read More