A Nomadic Rose

Rosie Sherwood
Personal essays on making art and being an artist, van life, food, the climate and more…
Created 16 Aug 2021
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  • Mangoes, $2.69 each
    02 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    When I came home from travelling in Australia for a year I had the heart wrenching experience of most of my lovingly shot film being destroyed by the company developing them. Too sad to cope with the ...
  • Monthly Dispatch
    30 Nov 2021 • 5 min read
    Welcome to the Monthly Dispatch, in which I look back over the last month and share a few stories with you all. The Monthly Dispatch is for free and paid subscribers alike and will hopefully add new d...
  • Trees
    25 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    I wrote in Mondays newsletter about the splendid joy of planting three silver birches, and the trees that forest my soul. In honour of that, I thought I would share one of my favourite photographs fro...
  • I dug in the earth today
    22 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    I dug in the earth today. It was rich, dark, and damp. It smelt incredible. I dug in the earth under a bright blue sky and low hanging sun. I dug in the earth with a cold winter breeze blowing. I plan...
  • Dartmoor
    18 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    In honour of my post on Tuesday about my pilgrimage to the Brontë House on the edge of the Yorkshire moor, I thought I would share a photograph from the moor that is beloved of my heart: Dartmoor. The...
  • The Brontë Sisters
    16 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 1
    It was my 35th birthday last Wednesday. I spent the day in question with my incredible Mumma, swimming in the cold blue Cornish Sea and feasting at Jude Kereama’s Kota after years of wishing and plann...
  • Brighton Pier
    11 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    As we enter winter here is an old one from my archives to remind us of the summer sun. Taken on Brighton Pier, I spotted this couple with their feet up and couldn’t resist. The Hasselblad is a wonderf...
  • Dreams
    08 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    Dreams really can come true. Even ones that seem impossible, far-fetched, or out of reach. I have believed this all my life and tried to hold onto it during tough times. On Thursday I had irrefutable ...
  • Bench after Rain, Budapest
    04 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    This photograph was taken on a trip to Budapest, a city full of my families roots and stories. From the first moment I visited Budapest ages 10 I knew it was, in some strange way, my home, despite the...
  • Monthly Dispatch
    01 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Welcome to the Monthly Dispatch, in which I look back over the last month and share a few stories with you all. Stories matter, they are powerful and important, and I’ve been thinking about them over ...
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