Rather pleased with ourselves!

  This photograph, actually taken some time ago by a visiting friend, does seem rather appropriate at this particular moment – as we have the immense pleasure of launching our new website. It became quite obvious some time ago that our old setup was no longer...

Lost and Found

  For a week or so in 1991, Rigby Graham was staying with us during the printing of his monumental book Kippers & Sawdust, helping me with the (to me utterly new and absolutely terrifying) arts of printing colour woodcuts. “Spread it on like strawberry...

Monkey Puzzle

For all of the thirty-odd years we have been living at Catchmays Court – and probably about 100 years before that – a wonderfully prominent feature of the landscape has been our massive Araucaria, Chilean Pine. It was a female tree at least 30 metres high...

April!

After lunch, I had enjoyed a satisfying snooze in the sun in this very chair. Two hours later it was full of hail. Such exaggerated and unpredictable behaviour is just what one would expect from a year so young. I love it!      ...

Some More Spring Stuff – while we are still in the mood!

      Even more greatly moved by the arrival of Spring than usual this year, I dug into the file remembering this early experiment done in the very first year of my printing life. Some feelings don’t change much over the years!   And all at once I saw a crowd...

and a year later . . .

For all sorts of reasons we have neglected this blog but having come to the realisation that aspects of our website are no longer functioning we shall endeavour to keep up with our friends here. Putting news and images on Facebook seems even more ephemeral – no...