My Workspace Blog Hop

You are invited to visit and tour the author Siobhan Daiko’s beautiful home and workspace in Asolo, Italy. A wonderful visit and Blog to follow.   Check it out. Siobhan’s father was the artist Douglas Bland, who painted the incredible fresco on the outside of their cottage, after Botticelli’s “Madonna with the Book”.  Visit Siobhan’s lovely blog and take a photo tour of her workspace, home and surrounding area near Asolo.

Siobhan Daiko

Welcome to the My Workspace Blog Hop. When the lovely Teagan asked me if I’d like to be tagged for this, I was happy to agree. I love the space where I work, and I’m delighted to share it with you.

I have a long, narrow room, which was originally part of Douglas Bland Artist’s studio. My mother had it converted into a cottage about ten years ago; she couldn’t bear to go into it as it brought back so many memories of my dad. I feel privileged to be enjoying the space and trust that his spirit approves.

This is what the cottage looks like from the main house.

Looking towards from big house

Come through the door guarded by Sophie Cat. The fresco on the outside wall, a copy of Botticelli’s Madonna with the Book, was originally painted by my father.

Garden door

Inside, on the left, there’s a Chinese cabinet given to us…

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