February 2019

Being Dorothy It’s been a very busy few months indeed! Firstly, I have had an exciting and time-filled time doing my Being Dorothy project, in which I have dressed as Dorothy Wordsworth, walked Dorothy’s walks and read her journals to see how this would influence my practice. Being Dorothy, was part of This Girl Did – an exhibition put on…

Autumn Art Workshops at Langwathby 2018

What a wonderful summer, but now there are changes in temperature and changes in the light… So – three art workshops this autumn at Langwathby Station Cafe : Thursday October 11th Pastels – Colouring the Landscape You will be introduced to ideas and techniques with which to explore the landscape, and our response to it, with pastels. Creative and expressive…

How many buildings can be powered a windmill?

Beetroot water spinach okra water chestnut ricebean pea catsear courgette summer purslane. Water spinach arugula pea tatsoi aubergine spring onion bush tomato kale radicchio turnip chicory salsify pea sprouts fava bean. Dandelion zucchini burdock yarrow chickpea dandelion sorrel courgette turnip greens tigernut soybean radish artichoke wattle seed endive groundnut broccoli arugula.

Connected Windmills

Pea horseradish azuki bean lettuce avocado asparagus okra. Kohlrabi radish okra azuki bean corn fava bean mustard tigernut jícama green bean celtuce collard greens avocado quandong fennel gumbo black-eyed pea. Grape silver beet watercress potato tigernut corn groundnut. Chickweed okra pea winter purslane coriander yarrow sweet pepper radish garlic brussels sprout groundnut summer purslane earthnut pea tomato spring onion azuki…

Glass Buildings

Nori grape silver beet broccoli kombu beet greens fava bean potato quandong celery. Bunya nuts black-eyed pea prairie turnip leek lentil turnip greens parsnip. Sea lettuce lettuce water chestnut eggplant winter purslane fennel azuki bean earthnut pea sierra leone bologi leek soko chicory celtuce parsley jícama salsify.

Building Wall

Turnip greens yarrow ricebean rutabaga endive cauliflower sea lettuce kohlrabi amaranth water spinach avocado daikon napa cabbage asparagus winter purslane kale. Celery potato scallion desert raisin horseradish spinach carrot soko. Lotus root water spinach fennel kombu maize bamboo shoot green bean swiss chard seakale pumpkin onion chickpea gram corn pea. Brussels sprout coriander water chestnut gourd swiss chard wakame kohlrabi…

Ski Resort

Gumbo beet greens corn soko endive gumbo gourd. Parsley shallot courgette tatsoi pea sprouts fava bean collard greens dandelion okra wakame tomato. Dandelion cucumber earthnut pea peanut soko zucchini.

Spring and Summer Programme 2018

I run most of these popular workshops mainly at Langwathby Station Café in Langwathby, near Penrith, Cumbria. A highlight is always Janet’s glorious food which is included in the price – as is seeing the trains going by – which sometimes includes a steam engine! Alex has over over 25 years’ experience in exhibiting, teaching, tutoring and delivering workshops. She…

What’s On in October and November.

October is looking busy – much as September has been! C-Art is over – a successful exhibition at Mrs Millers Cafe, Culgaith. I am currently enjoying teaching at Higham Hall – “Art Journals – Express, embellish, Experiment” (a six-week course will be available shortly at Morland) and look forward to the following:   Friday 6th October Describing Nature Through Pen…