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The Home of Reet's Creative Works

Gartmorn Dam painting

New oil painting of Gartmorn Dam.  Fisherman and boats. Beautiful place for a walk or a picnic.  Lots of ducks and swans for the children to feed.  Recommended by me.  There is also a good cafe for refreshments where you can see this painting.

Walk in the Woods

A beautiful sunny day last week saw me walking up the hill through the woods.  It always takes twice as long as I think it will.   I become absorbed in the beauty and have to stop every few minutes in an attempt to capture some of it on my phone while wishing I had […]

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

My first time at the EYF  and what an extraordinary and interesting day it turned out to be. There was an unbelievable amount of knitters from around the globe gathered for this event-  see photo below. I actually went to see if anyone was selling a natural local fleece for felting rather than wool for […]

Edinburgh

On a recent visit to the National Gallery to see the ‘Turner in January’ exhibition,  I was amazed how easy it is to pass by the often subtle detail in these magnificent works by not reading the accompanying text.   Well worth a visit as my phone photos could never do them justice.  Don’t worry if […]


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