A Mermaid's Tale

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Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Self-employed photographer,designer,maker
Location Cornwall, United Kingdom
Introduction My name is Christine and I live in my cosy cottage in the heart of beautiful Cornwall. I take photographs, I design, I draw and paint (a little), but above all I make [it's as if my hands can never rest idle!]. Vintage textiles are my passion; also old buttons, lace, trimmings, ribbon, thread, beads...... I horde them like treasures from the deep!
Interests Photography, vintage textiles, stitching, poetry, antique fairs, music (all kinds), walking alone, visiting beautiful gardens, dancing, swimming.
Favorite Movies The English Patient, The Piano, Almost Famous, Last of the Mohicans, Witness, Amelie, Bright Star, The Bridges of Madison County, Message in a Bottle, Bladerunner, Orlando, Frida, A Room With A View, Out Of Africa, The Double Life of Veronique, Suite Francaise
Favorite Music Loreena McKennitt, Missy Higgins, Bruce Springsteen, Muse, Green Day, Sarah McLachlan, Seth Lakeman, Kate Rusby, Madeleine Peyroux, Adele, Simon and Garfunkel, Pink Floyd, early Elton John, Louis Armstrong, Oscar Peterson, Chopin, Satie, Elgar, Arvo Part, Greig.
Favorite Books Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels, The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, Cider with Rosie by Laurie Lee, The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim, To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee, I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith