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I was born in Somerset but lived seven formative years in Australia where I experienced the incredible geology and cultural history of that continent; absorbing the Dreamtime landscapes of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the extinct Wilpena Pound volcano where I picked up my first fossil and the glacial and volcanic geology of New Zealand.
I now live in Wiltshire, which is also rich in geology and ancient cultural remains and love to spend time on the coast with my husband and four sons.
I love stone in all its varied forms: pebbles on the beach, ancient carved stones, semi-precious stones, standing stones, fossils. I try to recreate in glass the textures, shapes, histories of stone. I am also inspired by the colours and moods of nature and the landscape around me in Wiltshire and the unnatural weird and wonderful imagery in the computer games my children and I play…

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  • Born on January 28
  • Joined February 10, 2008

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I was born in Somerset but lived seven formative years in Australia where I experienced the incredible geology and cultural history of that continent; absorbing the Dreamtime landscapes of Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the extinct Wilpena Pound volcano where I picked up my first fossil and the glacial and volcanic geology of New Zealand.
I now live in Wiltshire, which is also rich in geology and ancient cultural remains and love to spend time on the coast with my husband and four sons.
I love stone in all its varied forms: pebbles on the beach, ancient carved stones, semi-precious stones, standing stones, fossils. I try to recreate in glass the textures, shapes, histories of stone. I am also inspired by the colours and moods of nature and the landscape around me in Wiltshire and the unnatural weird and wonderful imagery in the computer games my children and I play.

I am a member of the guild of self representing artists, membership number H129, a member of Etsy street teams, FHFteam (Lampwork Glass) CPteam (artists and makers from the Craft Pimp Forum) and SWAC (artists and makers in the south-west of England).
I am also a member of Glass Beads U.K. http://www.gbuk.org

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