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HATTIE BOOT _ PART IV

The Main Street dips and makes a dramatic right turn down toward the water. If a person weren’t paying attention, you think, they might take a terrible tumble. What looks like an old sea captain’s home has an eye-catching plaque … Continue reading

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Hattie Boot Part III

HATTIE BOOT – PART III The town is crawling with cyclists.  Belfry is a hub stop with all of the clubs. The small seaside town is fairly bursting with people in pants. Almost every passerby is sporting a pin or … Continue reading

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Hattie Boot – Part II

Hattie Boot – Part II Even to you, there is something strangely goose-like in the sudden, sweeping arrival of a flock of white-clad women.  The shaded village green, starred with a rustic steepled church, provides the perfect picnic setting. The … Continue reading

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READ BY NUMBER – Hattie Boot and the Westcote Wheelwomen PART ONE

PART ONE IN A NEW READ-BY-NUMBER story in which YOU choose the destiny of the narrator… “It can’t be much further to Belfry,” you tell yourself. Singled cottages look like grey breadcrumbs as you make your peddling progress along the … Continue reading

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Artist’s Boxes…

New adjunct to the shop: Artist’s Boxes. You ‘ll find them under their own tab!  

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The Future of Old?

Nothing that I can say on the subject can be novel.. but lately I really worry about the future of antiques. It used to be that everybody collected SOMETHING– hence all the unwanted collections of parents and grandparents that pop … Continue reading

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Palettes Now for SALE in the Shop!

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Through the Thumbhole… Alice Beware!

…have you fallen?

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Here Comes Inspiration

To All of You Who Keep Meaning to Pick up a Paintbrush… Here Comes Inspiration What is a masterpiece? And how do you start? You may find that, after you’ve moved your paints around a bit on your palette, you’ve … Continue reading

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Keeping Autumn Rummy and Warm

Just as a major storm is about to hit my old home, I’m sitting at my window in Amsterdam looking out on a gentle morning filled with seabirds, bicycles, and yellow leaves. A little titmouse has made her nest on … Continue reading

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