Wednesday, May 18, 2011

A climpse into my days away in Jersey!

Hi everyone,
Sorry l haven't been on here for a while but my wonderful husband took me away for a few days to cheer me up. We went to Jersey in the Channel Islands to a Spa Hotel no less! We used to live  on Jersey 20 years ago and l was so surprised to see how much it had changed and yet still remain quite old fashioned. So l have been doing no Art as such but back to paintbrush and boiling pot tomorrowx
There was an amazing amount of new and wonderful sculptures on the Island, here are a few.
This one is called "Jersey Girl" it rotates in the wind and believe me Jersey is windy all the time!

 This is part of a piece of dead tree trunk that has been carved.
 This image is of a bronze calf and frog, part of a larger group that was created to celebrate the Jersey Cow. To see the rest of this group and loads more of our trip go to in a day or two and you can see the whole trip.
 Loads of rusty things but could only bring a few tiny pieces back...weight restrictions on the plane!
 This next image is one a set of 5 paintings that have been done with stones, shells, bits of net and rubbish found on the seashore.
Then there was the seaweed! Loads of different sorts but couldn't bring any home because of the smell! Shame!!
 So pretty!


  1. Lynda, thank you for these photos.
    I would love to visit Jersey and feel that wind.

    Your husband sounds like a keeper.

    Thanks for visiting my blog. I'll be back here again.

  2. It's always nice to get away for a while. Glad to hear you had a good trip! Too bad about the seaweed.

  3. oh no cat...l love seaweed and l would have loved to take some home to add to my dye baths!Hax
    Hi Judy...Tony is certainly a keeper in my books..after 38 years l am not going to start again!Hax L love your work Judy and have followed you for years..thanks for visiting.x lynda

  4. o-oh looks wonderful. I've been to Jersey once when I lived in Portsmouth/Farham, would love to return. Lovely holiday with a keeper husband, what more could you ask for?

  5. Lovely images & just been cstching up wwith loads I missed - can't get blogger to accept this blog, just your 'jazz' one Beautiful silk stitched pieces & love the silk paintings, too.

    Trimmed the Eucalyptus weeks ago & the pile is still sitting there, unused - could have been unwrapping a bundle by now urrgh!

  6. thanks for catching up with me..had missed you. Sorry you can't get this one..please just keep visiting. Thanks for all your lovely comments. Wish l had a garden to grow my dye "stuff" in.

  7. So sweet of Tony to sweep you away on a little trip. I hope it did the trick and cheered you up, also that you came home refreshed and re-energized!