Mosaic garden, Claremont Villa, Oban, Argyll, Scotland

Claremont Villa, Oban mosaic

a monument to persistence: 2012

Year 5 Days 64-68: The White Tiger of the West & disordered chess board Days 69-72: Diamonds are forever Days 73-75: The phoenix of the south and circles Days 76-77: More diamonds Day 78: A love story – seatbacks based around Bjorn Wiinblad month plates “Decorate your home.  It gives the illusion that your life…

a monument to persistence: 2009

Year 2 Days 22-23: The steps to the cottage.  Tiled twice, the second time with mortar after the first experiment with glue and grout failed in Oban’s damp climate … Days 24-26: A little Feng Shui – the black turtle of the north, incorporating hand-painted tiles fired in Mick’s kiln.  Tiled twice, the second time…

a monument to persistence: 2008

Year 1 Armed with some basic mosaic skills by Maureen at Pataka Pottery, work begins on the mosaic at Claremont Villa. Days 1-7: The seat spirals incorporate tiles cut beautifully from old crockery by the wonderful Jean Days 8-21: Work on the benches continues, filling between the seat spirals, adding a chess table and some…