Author: Liz Plummer



    You might have noticed that this blog went quiet over the summer months. This was partly because there was so much coming and going with 2 sons on uni vacations, but also because we were planning a trip to Darwin, Australia. Anselm, my eldest son, has been living there for the last 18 months, and […]

  • Etsy shop reopening

    Etsy shop reopening

    For a while now, I’ve been trying to decide which direction to take my art, and have been gradually accumulating a huge pile of scanned textural papers from playing around in my studio. Exciting news – for the last couple of weeks I’ve been working hard developing digital downloads from my painted and printed papers. […]

  • Using my Print Gocco machine again

    Using my Print Gocco machine again

    If you’ve been reading this blog a long time, you may remember that I used to do a lot of printing with a little Japanese machine called the Print Gocco.  I hadn’t used it for ages for one reason and another, but earlier this year, I couldn’t find a birthday card that I liked to […]

  • Family history 2 – Charles Hopkins 1810 to 1840

    Family history 2 – Charles Hopkins 1810 to 1840

    Before I continue with my brief biography of William Hopkins, my 2x great grandfather, this is a short note about Charles, his father. I mentioned briefly that Charles died suddenly aged 30 (in his burial record it says aged 28) and that the coroner recorded it as a ‘Visitation of God’ which is the wording […]

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