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RHS Tatton Park in photos

July 31, 2015 Naomi Southon

After a day at Tatton Park RHS Show last week here's what we saw in photos.

10 things to do with your children over Summer

July 28, 2015 Naomi Southon

All around the country the same question is being asked "What shall we do with the children in the summer holidays?"  Especially if you are in one of the authorities that have seven weeks of summer holiday this year!  I am in this group and my dilema is how to fill the time but not spend a massive amount of money so here is my top 10 things to do with your children over Summer. 1.  Visit a museum Throughout the country there are a wealth of free museums covering science, industry and local history.  Many have activities for children and often...

Nimanoma stockists - Maisie and Mac

July 27, 2015 Naomi Southon

Let me introduce another featured Nimanoma stockist - Maisie & Mac, a contemporary art and craft gallery that can be found in the lovely historic market town of Cupar in Fife and is owned by Alison Strachan.   The gallery features the work of over 60 artists and designer-makers from all over the UK, from Orkney to Guernsey, and lots of places in between! It stocks paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, textiles and work in wood, metal, slate and glass. Rupert Blamire pots   The aim is to mostly feature products which are not available elsewhere locally and to provide customers...

Green Fly like a boogie just like the rest of us!

July 22, 2015 Naomi Southon

It began as a little play with the microscope video function with my daughter who likes anything that crawls about the garden.  She found a collection of green fly on a rose petal and asked if we could investigate them close up.  We marvelled at the segments in the antennae and the transparentness of their legs but then.....who would have thought it? We made a major scientific discovery!   Green Fly like a boogie just like the rest of us! Now what do you have to say about that? If anyone actually knows what it was doing, assuming that dancing isn't...

Art in the Pen

July 20, 2015 Naomi Southon

Art in the Pen is a fabulous showcase of artists and craftsmen who take over the cattle mart in Skipton for a weekend in August.  It is one of my favourite events and once again I will be exhibiting this year.   The event has artists from around the country working in a range of materials and specialisms and it is easy to spend a day looking at the fabulous artwork and admiring the skill in the pieces on show.  All work is for sale and there is truly something for everyone with items starting at £2 right up to...

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