Silk ribbons, woven in Dartmouth every time.
Papilionaceous is based in Dartmouth, South Devon. The town is situated at the eastern end of Start Bay.
A fresh water lake in South Devon just yards from the sea.
Generally Start Bay, South Devon.
Spring is still a little way off, but there is plenty of plant colour appearing in the South Hams.
Just after eight on a February morning. The sun is already climbing in the sky and bathing the Ley in a warm glow.
Morning commute, first time on the bike this year.
Happy New Year!
Burgh Island is a small, tidal island off the coast of South Devon, only 20 miles from Dartmouth where Papilionaceous is based. It is home to one of the UK’s oldest […]
Stopping off at the beach on the way to work on a November morning.
50° 13′.344 N 003° 38′.539 W Start Point is one of the most exposed peninsulas on the English Coast, running sharply almost a mile into the sea on the […]
Late summer at Greenway: Agatha Christie’s holiday home on the River Dart, seen through the lush green leaves of a mulberry tree. Appears to be Morus nigra and therefore not the favourite food […]
Drawn in Dartmouth. Woven in Dartmouth. Sewn in Dartmouth. Sold in Dartmouth. Dartmouth every time.
Agatha Christie collected many things. One of those things being Stevengraphs; silk bookmarks or pictures made by Thomas Stevens, a Coventry silk ribbon manufacturer. That collection can now be […]