Interview With Fiona de Wert

Interview With Fiona de Wert

An interview with apprentice coppicer Fiona de Wert Claire Jones meets apprentice coppicer Fiona de Wert in the ancient Silk Wood at Westonbirt Arboretum, Gloucestershire. For thousands of years coppicing has been carried out in our native woodlands, with wood being...
Interview with Sophie Ploeg for BS35 magazine

Interview with Sophie Ploeg for BS35 magazine

Claire Jones interviews award-winning artist Sophie Ploeg. Published in BS35 magazine. Opera music is playing quietly in the background when I visit award winning artist and Severn Art Trail exhibitor Sophie Ploeg at her home to talk about portrait painting and her...
Are Organic Textiles Really Worth the Extra Expense?

Are Organic Textiles Really Worth the Extra Expense?

Are Organic Textiles Really Worth The Extra Expense? While people often choose organic food for babies and young children, organic textiles are sometimes forgotten or dismissed as less important. But chemicals on the skin can be easily absorbed, especially in infants....
Interview with Lorna Page for BS35 magazine

Interview with Lorna Page for BS35 magazine

An interview with Lorna Page, published in BS35 magazine The beauty of South Gloucestershire’s countryside and villages shines from much of Lorna Page’s exquisitely detailed art. She lives on her family’s organic beef farm at Shepperdine and draws her inspiration from...