Tower Poppies – A sea of remembrance

Tower Poppies – A sea of remembrance

Part of the Tower Poppies installation   Last weekend I spent a few hours knee deep in ceramic poppies at the Tower of London. No, I’m not going completely mad, and yes they knew I was there doing it, I had not just snuck in of my own accord. I...

A Primitive Trophy brings a shine to my week

This past week has been a little odd for reasons I won’t go into here. One of the best things to come out of the past seven days has been the trophy I made that you can see in the photograph. You may be looking at it thinking ‘er what is it for’, and...

1960’s flat pack wardrobe needs some TLC

One of the things that has happened recently around here is that we had a house fire. Now I know that sounds a lot worse than it really was, though it was pretty scary at the time, but we are all safe (us and the pets) and the house is still standing. Just the one...

I’m so excited…

…its started to happen. Really and truly when I was thinking about some ideas of what I was going to make to get myself playing and trying things I was thinking of some Christmas decorations. I did some research, had a good think and starting drawing up designs....

Quiet times and thinking things

I follow the blog of marketing coach Jim Connolly and find that his posts generally ring very true for me. A very recent post ‘I’m off on a thinking trip – A “thinking trip”?’ about a trip he was making so that he could refresh his...