I still fondly remember picking up pebbles and shells down at the beach with my dad each summer. We’d walk for hours, chatting away, enjoying the scenery and stopping every now and then to pick up and admire little special treasures to bring back home. I asked dad the other day if he still does this and if so, what does he do with all his goodies. Mum instantly piped in saying “oh he takes them home and puts them into little jars all around the house”. At which point I smiled, thinking about my own personal collection of rocks and shells, all in jars at home and in my studio..