What a privilege to be asked to exhibit my sculptures at The National Trust’s Priorwood Gardens in Melrose.
They were due to open on 1st April, but as the lockdown went on, it was put on hold and finally opened at the beginning of July, running until the end of October.
With people looking for places to meet outdoors the gardens became a popular venue this year and the exhibition has been a huge success. I sold both the female deer and the horse and I am still working on some commissions it brought. So, I am hugely grateful to John Baxter, the garden’s manager.
The request by Borders ITV News for an interview however brought mixed feelings. What an opportunity, but what a nerve-racking prospect. But Clare McNeill put me at my ease and I think created a fantastic piece…..