Monday, 25 May 2015

Yellow

My tiny studio (yay!!!) is still being partitioned off, and all my fabric is spread all over the house while the great bedroom re-organisation takes place so I don't have a project on the go at the moment. On the other hand, I'm spending a lot of time just thinking and looking and making plans. 

I was out of the city this afternoon for an appointment and it's a beautiful day so I just had to pull over onto the verge and go for a walk.



The rape flowers have a disconcerting scent - it's nice, but it's definitely pollen-y with an undercurrent of wee.

The broom just smells glorious.



14 comments:

  1. Thinking, looking and making plans - such an important part of being creative! :-)
    xx

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  2. Catherine, I nominate you for perfume / wine / scented candle / air freshener ad writer of the year: pollen-y with an undercurrent of wee...
    New header is cool-o!
    xxoo, m & jb who says if there is undercurrent of wee, Somebody didn't cover!

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  3. We don't have rape here but I remember its almost flouro dominance in the UK. Always v striking against a grey sky. Exciting times with the studio...!

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  4. You've made me think twice about switching from olive oil to rapeseed oil now! The studio sounds exciting–it's great to have 'a room of one's own'.

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  5. what an amazing yellow! Completely inspiring, apart from the undercurrent of wee (although my boys would find that very funny!)

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  6. I do love yellow, this time of year is just beautiful. Although I do love it when the blue crop come out in flower too, I can't remember what they're called now, but they just look like gorgeous lakes sometimes.

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  7. It was a rare occasion when you can write about rape, smelling of wee and its ilk and bring a smile to a girl's face! My dad always says gorse is lovely to look at, but a curse if it gets in the garden.

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  8. Gorgeous pictures - if not all the smells! I hope your studio will be ready soon :)

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  9. Beautiful photos. The smell must be overpowering though!

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  10. Great description of the rapeseed smell Catherine, you should be a wine writer :)

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  11. Just stopping by to say Hi. I've not been keeping up with blogland very well lately but I've been wondering how your studio is coming along. I hope it all going well and that you are having a good Summer, Janine :) x

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