'pretty well' in the Women's Road Race, our success at sitting down is affirmed. The Australians may have started the idea as a jibe, but in true British style we have embraced the slight and turned it into a positive.
Sitting Down Sports. At our Artists at Home weekend in June cycling and rowing enthusiasts were the first to snap them up. They have now come to the attention of architect, shopkeeper and general stylemonger, Ben Pentreath who writes,
Danny Boyle's celebration of genuine Britishness and found Tom Heatherwick's cauldron, and the fact it was lit by seven athletes of the future, really beautiful. But you know, if you say so Ben...
limited edition wood engravings can be bought separately or as a set of five at a special price of £180. They are printed by the artist on his delightful Albion press, on Zerkall mould made paper, signed and numbered.
Monday, 30 July 2012
Tuesday, 10 July 2012
Jonathan was very happy to take part in Artists at Home for the third year. It takes a bit of heavy lifting to sort out the downstairs and clean enough to make us presentable.
'Sitting Down Sports'. Depicting the sports that the British are known to do well at, and turning an antipodean jibe into a positive attribute, Jonathan has created a beautifully designed collection of images. Over the weekend the first purchasers of the prints were keen cyclists and rowers.
equestrian print is perhaps my favourite with the exquisitely decorative mane.
Bespoke Social Stationery. A really lovely idea for a special occasion gift - perhaps a wedding present, a house warming, wedding anniversary or a significant birthday.
Jam Making Kits - which sold out on Saturday and the ever lovely Kindness Jug.