Category Archives: Friends

San Francisco Christmas Market

I’m really excited to say that this coming Saturday I will be bright and early (gulp!) at the Heath Ceramics factory on 18th Street, fortified by Blue Bottle coffee and meeting my friends from the making world on this beautiful … Continue reading

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Tybee Island

One day I shall visit, but I can’t December 8, more’s the pity – so if you can, do!

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Los Angeles

Ah, Los Angeles, endlessly diverting – I can never understand how you can drive along a pleasant tree-lined boulevard, and within a block you’d be nervous to get out of the car. Who makes the rules? We had the great … Continue reading

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Inside Track

DOSA FUNDRAISER FOR THE EDIBLE SCHOOLYARD PROJECT Join the Edible Schoolyard Project and Christina Kim of dosa LA for a sale of dosa clothing and housewares at Chez Panisse Restaurant. Proceeds from the sale will support the work of the … Continue reading

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Windrush Farm

This is where I hope to be this Sunday, with a picnic and my knitting. Open to any one who loves natural textiles. I have been a couple of times before and loved it, especially petting the lambs (and the … Continue reading

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Life on the Ocean Wave

A most nautical weekend:  Saturday shooting Digglers on fabulous Angel Island (the jingle was inside my head all morning) Then an amazing seven course dinner with friends in San Francisco, culminating in petrale sole en papillote (Stefan was thrilled that … Continue reading

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Ticking off the List

The wing chair is finished, ta-da! I found a fault in the fit while I was tucking it all in, and I WILL go back and repair it, promise, but not now. I am barrelling ahead, and the tiny, tiny … Continue reading

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A Year of Gratitude

I have been looking for classy thank you cards – preferably blank – for so long, and they were so close! Mary Jo Hoffman, the photographer who sent in the prize-winning photo of her adorable puggle Jack, sells these beautiful … Continue reading

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Mandala a Day

My friend Marz is an artist and art teacher (a brave one), and has committed to one mandala a day for 365 days. I love them all, love the progression and the jumps, but this one caught me up in … Continue reading

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Ladies of Fortune

The Ladies of Fortune lunched in fine style in Tricia George‘s studio today – isn’t she talented?We ate and drank and told stories – Kitty brought some of her marvellous inventive corsets – What a lovely bunch of friends – … Continue reading

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