Category Mosaic

Supermarket Herbs

You know those supermarket herbs in the little plastic pots?  They’re quite meagre offerings from a culinary perspective.  But I bought thyme and mint for about a quid each the other day and potted them up.  They were a bit…

Magpie 2

Another magpie-ing story to add to the one from the other day recounting my allotment finds. I had teeth envy when my friend Spiky Kay made her Day of the Dead skull at last year’s Mango Mosaics workshop. She’d used…

Magpie

Our allotment is on an old municipal dump. There’s bits of broken china everywhere. I’m as happy as Larry. On every trip over there I come back with these little shards that will be ideal for future mosaic projects. I’ve…

Grouting

‘Hate invokes a very strong emotion.’ a wise colleague commented once. In a time before I was more deliberately conscious about what I uttered I used the word more frequently. So I’ve reflected on my assertion that I hate grouting…