Balnacra Arts & Pottery by Vicky Stonebridge

Things come to a head, everything changes.

Blogging of late has been a Fail. what a month!  We went to Dunbar Community woodlands conference, here is my sensible community woodland hat on write up about it. Then … Continue reading

September 24, 2014 · Leave a comment


This month has seen record numbers of wildfires. The rest of the UK had thick snow when the north west coast started burning, a prolonged dry spell has left the … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Firefighting art pre-christmas sale

In 2009- 2010 I did a series of paintings from my work as a firefighter. I had exhibitions at Inchmore Gallery, Inverness airport, and Tore Gallery with these. The art … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · Leave a comment


I’ve been away on  Fire training Course for a week, piloting some back to basics refreshment alongside some new recruits. These courses are very intense, both physically ( and mentally ) demanding … Continue reading

June 18, 2011 · Leave a comment


This is an ART blog, but my art doesn’t pay, so how do I pay the bills? Firefighting ( which in the retained service only pays 10% a normal salary … Continue reading

May 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

‘Fire Fighter’

This painting is 80cm x 120 cm , acrylic on canvas.Its why I haven’t got any other artwork done, why I haven’t slept much, eaten a decent meal, tidied the … Continue reading

March 10, 2011 · 2 Comments

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