Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up Exhibition

22nd October, 2018

I visited the Victoria & Albert museum to see the ‘Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up’ exhibition. This exhibition from beginning to end was very interesting and her journey I found was quite a sad story. Frida Kahlo’s childhood was very lively and she loved nature from the flowers to the wild birds and her…Read More

A Visit to the Eden Gallery in London

20th September, 2018

I recently visited the Eden Gallery where I was introduced to some exceptional artists. The exhibition itself was bold, colourful and inviting; providing a platform for a group of excellent artists. The artist SN, uses mix media to bring nature into his artwork. His pieces convey a deep energy through its rich colour and the…Read More

Morsbags – saving marine life one bag at a time

10th May, 2018

I recently shared my skills at the Morsbags workshop in Barrow-Upon-Soar Community Library. This is a free workshop during which attendees make their own reusable, washable, long-lasting shopping bags. Materials are provided and you can add to the range Why I went along to the workshop As you know, textiles are my passion and this…Read More

Struggling for Mother’s Day?

6th March, 2018

Are you struggling to come up with something special enough for your lovely mum this Mother’s Day? Get away from the traditional flowers and chocolate this year. One of my original, hand designed silk scarves is a unique alternative. And it will arrive beautifully wrapped, so all you have to think about is a card. Most mothers…Read More

Dior, in Paris, at Christmas

6th February, 2018

Great recommendation   Firstly, I must extend a heartfelt thank you to my Facebook friends who recommended the ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ exhibition at the Musée des Art Decoratifs. I am so glad I took their advice. As the exhibition was due to end in January, I organised a short city break to Paris during…Read More

My art education journey

1st February, 2018

Childhood My art education journey began when I was little girl in India. I learned sewing and techniques and henna design from my mum and aunty. I enjoyed using all kinds of tools to draw and paint and just loved playing with colour. We had very little money, so I only owned one precious watercolour…Read More