Monday, 13 August 2012

The Adorable Plot







You will not be surprised to hear I love this book.
Fascinating, charming, packed with character.
Beautifully observed paintings and writings about garden allotments.

9 comments:

  1. If you got a goat Mr. P. wouldn't have to snip snip. AND you'd have manure with a certain degree (!!!) of chaos. "Yes, the house is for sale but you have to take the goat!"

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  2. This looks a fabulous book, I love Tessa Newcomb's work :)

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  3. We had two chickens once, they ate every flowering or sculptural plant and left behind the ugly ones!

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  4. We tethered our two goats to create radial patterns (a la crop circles) on the hillside facing the road. Efficient clearing, artistically and entertaining for the traffic. I remember a particularly bad rooster in the barn. The peacock who ate our strawberries. I'm sticking with greyhounds!

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  5. This looks like a 'must have'...Tessa Newcomb's work is such a delight!
    I really enjoy coming to visit your blog(only recently discovered), and I am an enthusiastic fan of your work. Thank you for sharing;)

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  6. David - I think you should do a blog post with pictures of your animals over the years. I would love to see your two goats.

    Hi Annamaria, welcome to the my painted version of the south coast of England. Although there are a lot of hound paintings this month.

    The book is a 'must have', available from all good local bookstores in the UK and Amazon!

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  7. AWP
    A top posting!
    Thanks to you I've now discovered Tessa Newcomb's lovely work and her excellent publishers! They have also produced a natty book of David Gentleman ( a long time fav of mine)

    Cheers!

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  8. Glad my efforts are appreciated...

    Look out for the section which includes the brilliant "Its a whole coat colder up there"

    Enjoy

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