“picnic at Pigs’ Paradise”

a magical spot

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The Kerry Kyle

an ark and a blanket

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Auchnaha

an interesting construction, and engaging knit

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Argyll :: Argyle

huge poofy sleeves are optional

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Picturing the Secret Coast

telling the story of a place with images

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a half way point

thank you, Michael Hartley!

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an absorbing project

making something fun and meaningful

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picturing Inveraray

looking at a made place

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a postcard from Argyll

how do we look at a landscape when there might seem to be nothing to see?

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Loch Shiel

the ancient heart of a community

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Write by the Sea

The inaugural Write by the Sea Festival in Argyll, celebrated writing and writers exploring themes connected with the sea, food, coast, nature and place

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light by the sea

“the times of dreamy quietude, when beholding the tranquil beauty and brilliancy of the ocean’s skin” Herman Melville, Moby Dick Hello everyone, it’s Tom here. In today’s post I’m excited to tell you more about my latest body of work, which also comprises my first solo exhibition – Light by the Sea. (Otter Ferry) Like…

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snow deco

We have at last seen something like wintry weather in Scotland over the past few days. I much prefer a crisp, cold winter day to a muggy, grey wet one (who doesn’t?) so the snow and sunshine have really felt something like a treat. And not least because we have been waiting for exactly the…

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Machrihanish

I was very excited to have the opportunity to design the Machrihanish vest for Cross-Country Knitting, Volume One, and always enjoy knitting for Tom, who is its recipient and model. Tom often bemoans the general lack of shaping, and poor fit of men’s garments, so I like to knit him things that are well-fitting. Men’s…

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