I can’t believe over a week has gone by already since our fabulous weekend at Chiltern Open Air Museum.   If you didn’t make it along, you missed a really chilled, relaxed, easy going fusion of crafters, makers and top level artists, of practically every medium going.

Chiltern Arts Fest 2015

Chiltern Arts Fest 2015

On first impression at Chiltern Open Air Museum (COAM), if you are not familiar with the place, and it’s history, you can walk around and wonder what ever it is all about.   If you are thinking Arts Festival, as in, an in your face, commercialised, people everywhere, rows and rows of audiences, fighting to get a glimpse Read more →

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This last week has been pretty amazing… I could almost write a blog about every day, there has been so much going on… but I’m going to focus on Thursday, a day which took me to Oxford…

I met a lady, a couple of months ago, who lives in Oxford, we met at Mentmore Arts Festival back at the end of May, she and her husband were visiting, enjoying the art, and we got chatting…

Well… I like a chat, and so did they… it’s good to take time to hear peoples stories and interests, and over the course of our blathering, we came across a few common interests… Some might call it serendipity…

So, a long story short, I met up with Lynn, at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, on Thursday. Aside from all the other artworks and artifacts on display there, there is an Ancient Egyptian exhibition, which includes *drum roll please* Encaustic Wax Fayum Mummy Panels… I have been researching about these little beauties on t’interweb for quite some time, but this was the first time I have seen them in the flesh, Read more →

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