Thailand – an adventure…

Back in the late 90’s I spent a few months travelling around South East Asia, yes it is the usual route to take for any backpacker.  Thailand, Indonesia (or Vietnam) and then onto Australia.  Thailand seemed like a world away from life living in Bristol.  Hot, humid, a senses overload of sounds and smells. Bangkok was both exciting and terrifying for a young girl, I had visions of hanging out with the ‘wrong crowd’ (listening to my Dad too much!).

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Treasured possessions…

I have many treasured possessions.  Just on that shelf alone there are books from when I was a child passed down to me by family, my matryoshka dolls which I had for my 8th birthday, a fir cone from the New Forest holiday a few years ago, the Buddha from travelling in South East Asia… and so on. But the most treasured possession there has to be my iron & resin sculpture by Carol Peace.  For years I swooned over Carol’s

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