Alison Evînam Boyd

a life creative

Lives Creative – The Printmaking Sisters, Firenze

Lives Creative will be a weekly-occurring post, delivered Thursdays, highlighting and promoting an artist, writer, maker or downright creative person in the Monte Amiata region of Southern Tuscany. Having said that, … Continue reading

December 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Autumn Studio

I have a confession to make. [Aside from wilfully feeding the Alberese fox] I was hoping to hold out for a little longer, but today I caved and turned on the … Continue reading

September 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

A life creative, in full swing

August 12, 2015 marked my third year of living in southern Tuscany.   It’s not all been sunflowers, there’s been some downright, far out testing times. But Life, some time … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

My neighbours at Casa Buonarroti

I’m back at home in Santa Fiora for the weekend of work and Italian matrimonial bureaucracy. Having been away and drenched in all things creative with creative others I’ve come home semi-sated. I … Continue reading

May 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kittykatmandoo: The Studio

After two years, eight months, and way too many fits and starts and frustrations to count, at last I have the Kittykatmandoo studio in order…Just in time to have no time to … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · 4 Comments

Kittykatmandoo’s year in review

I’ve had an introversive day sorting through my gems, scrap silver, new and old tools for the studio. I’ve wished the best of the new year to family and friends … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Afternoon in the Studio

I’ve sifted through books and art supplies, sorted clothing and shoes, sold what I can, given away the rest. I have a new bank account and I’ve contacted the necessary … Continue reading

July 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Think. Speak. And feline persistence.

I managed to crank out an underwhelming 5oo words of my novel today.I’m afraid writing in my studio is not a good idea as the cats can see me through … Continue reading

April 30, 2012 · Leave a comment


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