Alison Boyd Artist

a life creative

Gratitude

I’m back on the blog, first of all to acknowledge and give thanks to my family and friends who came through for me this year, for the messages, emails, film and music suggestions, long conversations, vocal message postcards, gifts of kindness, advice, friendship, and emotional support of all kinds. From the halls of my heart and soul, thank you.

November 18, 2020 · 4 Comments

The Map of a Notion of Home

“A Map of the Notion of Home” Photography by Alison Boyd  

November 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Purrsday Yogacat

Getting one mat out is an invitation to losing my mat and having Scottparker grabbing me in a headlock and rabbit-kicking me in the ear it during my attempts at … Continue reading

June 20, 2019 · 2 Comments

Purrsday Thursday 13

Dancing black cat impressions

June 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

My Problem With Greedy Guts Etsy

Before I launch into my rant about Etsy, everything I have listed on that site I have reduced on my own website AND they all have free shipping for the … Continue reading

June 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Purrsday: little Scottparker

The backstory of Scottparker We adopted Scottparker – excuse me, he adopted us – on the 20th of December, 2014. The Etruscan and I had been arguing ALL morning about something … Continue reading

June 6, 2019 · 2 Comments

Meet The Maker

How I started. This guy: artist, photographer, sculptor, jewellery maker Ken Raffe. When I was in my late teens I met Ken through my sister and mother, both of whom … Continue reading

June 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

WIP Wednesday: net rings, picture jasper & tiger eye

The stones are those that my English grandmother, when she lived in Australia decades ago, collected, cut an polished herself (you can see a post i wrote of that a … Continue reading

May 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

mARTedì: a forest of birch

I completed “Le Betulle” in early April this year but it has taken until this week to dry completely…yellow pigment in everything from oil, ink and polymer clay is a … Continue reading

May 28, 2019 · 2 Comments

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