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Where Do They Get Their Inspiration?

I have dabbled with various forms of art over the years purely as an amateur and I have discovered I am definitely happier appreciating other people’s works and looking into the intricacies of the English language  – an art form in itself really! Finding out About The...

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Boats, Tobacco, Lace and Tea…

Josh Sims' paintings, Sarah Nicol's ceramic sceneries and Andy Irwin's raku creations all beautifully depict something we often see passing by as we sit on our lovely beach in Milford; boats. Gliding across the Solent gracefully (or perhaps not so much when the...

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Colouring for All

This week, Tradewinds have launched their Colouring for All project. We want lots of people to get involved, kids, parents, aunts, uncles, professional painters or people who haven’t coloured in decades! All you have to do is pop into our Milford shop and pick up one...

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The Sea , The Forest and some Lovely Limpets

Seeing Sense in Living by the Sea I have always loved living in the forest and being  surrounded by the trees – all that green makes my soul sing. Moving to Milford on Sea just over a year ago left me feeling a little out of sorts that the forest would not be on my...

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Tasting Words and The Aroma of Jewellery

  Tasting Words Sometimes I feel like I can see words as colours, sometimes words have a specific smell.  Numbers don't seem to mix up the senses like this, just some words. It does not happen all the time but on occasions it is very tricky, especially if it is...

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In search of The Minoans, Mosaics and Lucy Jackson

Heading for Crete I used to spend the summer months in a little village near to the ancient city of Knossos. As soon as schools broke up in May, the four of us, my then pethara ( mother in law), my two small daughters and myself, would set off for Crete on the aptly...

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"Yesterday is history  Tomorrow is a mystery  Today is a gift That is why we call it the present” A.A Milne The Gift of Giving  I have received some beautiful gifts, not due to their cost but because of the thought that went into each, reflecting something about my...

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Trade Winds Gallery are delighted to be part of the Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) 250 Club. SAS is a marine conservation charity working with communities to protect oceans, waves, beaches and marine life. We are really proud to support the work that they carry out, such as beach clean ups, education and campaigning, and look forward to continuing to be part of the positive change!

Milford On Sea, Hampshire

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Praa Sands, Cornwall

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