Days Out & Travel in the UK at Tea and Cake for the Soul

We love to travel in the USA but also enjoy days out or an overnight stay in the UK too. We have so many wonderful beaches, countryside and historical cities to explore. Here are links to all the posts that I have written so far that come in the Days Out & Travel Section category. … Continue reading Days Out & Travel in the UK at Tea and Cake for the Soul

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Quintessentially English – Basingstoke Canal Walks & Calendar

I am absolutely delighted to share the news that one of my photos has been used in the 2019 Basingstoke Canal Calendar. I took the photo on a walk one beautiful spring morning where the temperature was mild and the sky so blue. This stretch of the Canal was from Fleet towards Crookham.  We have … Continue reading Quintessentially English – Basingstoke Canal Walks & Calendar

Upcycled Art and Sculptures

Earlier in the year, I visited Broomhill Sculpture Gardens having passed it quite by chance on the way to the beach whilst staying near Woolacombe for the weekend. This location is a great spot for photography, walking and general relaxation. There are hundreds of sculptures in various mediums but the upcycled ones strike a chord with me.  I … Continue reading Upcycled Art and Sculptures

Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

I love art and I love free things to do whilst on holiday so when I discovered that Art Walk was happening at Liberty Station, San Diego I was extremely excited, as it coincided perfectly with my trip in August. This is a free attraction where 100s of artists display their work in the historical … Continue reading Free & Cheap Things to Do in San Diego – Art Walk Liberty Station

Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

Following on from my features of how to upcycle music memorabilia into art, I would like to share some of the wonderful upcycling creations from my friend Suzanne Reddington aka Mother Punk. Suzanne is artistic by nature and comes from a family of musicians and music lovers. She has shared many of her projects with … Continue reading Mother Punk – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Art

How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia

Music is a huge part of my life and I am a bit of a hoarder when it comes to my music memorabilia. One day I got to thinking, what sense is there in keeping it hidden away in a box or a cupboard?  So I decided to get creative with some of my old … Continue reading How to Make Art & Upcycle your Music Memorabilia

Psychobilly Kicks Back – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity

Psychobilly Kicks Back is a charity set up in 2016 by psychobilly* musician Steve "Ginger" Meadham and his wife Amanda, which has raised £1000s to support cancer sufferers at Cherry Lodge Cancer Care in Barnet, London. Their first annual charity gig in February 2017 sold out quickly as some of Psychobilly's top and up and coming bands … Continue reading Psychobilly Kicks Back – Upcycling Musical Instruments for Cherry Lodge Cancer Charity