The Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Recently, I went on an Art Fund trip to the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield, Yorkshire, and the near-by Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP). I’m afraid it didn’t occur to me to take photos of the buildings there, which is a shame as they’re very nice, but you’re going to have to do without. Also, photography wasn’t…

Brocolitia and Vindolanda

Well, it’s October, so of course it was the hottest day of the year here.  It’s been very warm for the last few days; I’d taken a few days off work to work on the Banner, but it was far too nice to stay indoor stitching all the time, so I played hooky for a…

Gibside Chapel

You’ve been following me for some time now using split stitch to give (hopefully!) realistic shading to the Banner’s flowers, but I’ve also used it for some small landscapes, including one of Gibside Chapel. Gibside, on the outskirts of Gateshead, is now a National Trust property; most of the buildings are sadly now ruined, but…