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North Somerset, United Kingdom
My parents were worried when I ran around with scissors – now I play with fire and (intentionally) break glass! Based in the beautiful South West of England, close to the sea and often the scene of beautiful sunsets, I am inspired by the countryside around. Working with sea glass collected from remote beaches, soda lime glass from Murano, Italy, Europe, USA and beyond, I create artisan beads, for use in my own jewellery or for you to enjoy in your own creations. But I couldn’t stop there; continuing the theme from round rods to flat sheets, mostly from the USA, I break large sheets of transparent, opaque, multi-coloured and dichroic glass into much smaller pieces to make a kiln-formed range of bright, colourful jewellery and home decoration. Each piece I make is individually designed around the shape, size and beauty of the materials and intended to be unique, wearable, usable and affordable. All my glass work is kiln annealed for strength and durability and designed to give pleasure for years to come.

Friday, 1 January 2010

Blue Moon at midnight

So what do normal people do at midnight at the end of a decade?

We stood very still, so as not to turn the security lights on yet again, to take a photo of the blue moon through the stunning clouds, with an aura of red, green and orange.

And just off to the left side of the moon, a tiny lone star ....

Happy New Year everyone.


  1. We did exactly the same up here in London! I made everyone stop walking and look up at the blue moon and then had to explain why it was a blue moon - can't believe none of them knew! It had the same amazing aura too, just beautiful. Happy New Year to you and yours x

  2. beautiful - I forgot all about it :-( and being in the country, with no street lights, I bet it was brilliant here :-(