Nine Barrow Down

Nine Barrow Down

NINE BARROW DOWN Polly Pedantic points out that there are in fact eighteen Bronze Age bowl barrows on Nine Barrow Down, plus a Neolithic long barrow, so it really ought to be called Nineteen Barrow Down…….. Whatever. Mark and I were up there in the desiccated days of...
An Autumn Afternoon

An Autumn Afternoon

AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON 🍂 🍁 🐿 The “season of mists and mellow fruitfulness” has truly arrived, so to celebrate the delights of October, here is “Autumn Afternoon” 🍂 🍁 🐿 I’ve mixed some earthy, nutty, mushroomy shades of brown to tone with the muted greens and duns of...
Hengistbury Head

Hengistbury Head

HENGISTBURY HEAD Hengistbury Head! The name still evokes the excitement I used to feel when I was young and we went on family holidays to Southbourne ⛱🦀🕶🍦 Never mind the conventional seaside attractions – my favourite place was the flat-topped headland visible...
What is a Mump?

What is a Mump?

WHAT IS A MUMP?   What is a Mump? 🤔 🤒 😬 Until I moved to the West Country I had only associated the word with an unpleasant childhood illness that made your glands swell up so you looked like a ham(p)ster  🐹 Now I know better! In Somerset dialect, a mump is a...
Yeovil Art Group – Spring Exhibition

Yeovil Art Group – Spring Exhibition

YEOVIL ART GROUP SPRING EXHIBITION 29 March – 16 April 2022 Ilminster Arts Centre   Yeovil Art Group’s first exhibition at the Arts Centre in Ilminster! A mixed group of multi talented artists to include sculpture as well as paintings in all media. These...