Category Archives: inspiration

Treasures Revealed

I have a long history of dreams about secret rooms and abandoned derelict parts of buildings that are somehow mine. They feel very old, and sometimes they have people in historic costume and the furnishings match the period of those … Continue reading

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A New Spring

Spring seems to be making an early arrival this year with the daffodils in my front lawn glowing yellow against the grass this morning. We have had some really mild, sunny days for July, warm sun on my face but … Continue reading

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Catching Up

have been remiss! Summer has been busy with Christmas, New Year, various birthdays, and Easter, and now I find myself entering Autumn with a familiar feeling that it is time to slow down a bit and take time to prepare … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my workbench?’ Wednesday – 2-1-2013

Welcome to 2013, and wishing everyone a year with more laughter than tears! I’ve been away for a bit with lots of Christmassy things going on. Family coming to stay and lots of cooking and catching up with each other … Continue reading

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New Postcards Arriving

The first three of five postcards have arrived from Kara Muno’s Swap It is lovely getting ‘real’ mail with the halloween adverts! This is from Melissa, from Fort Worth, Texas. It is a gorgeous colour and it did make me … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday – Testing some Titanium Ideas

I am having a lovely time ‘mucking about’ with my new material, titanium sheet. Despite being flat out with an unexpected exhibition opportunity, I am taking the time to try some things out. I love the play aspect of new … Continue reading

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‘What’s On My Workbench?’ Wednesday – Busy, Busy, Busy

Life has a way of suddenly taking off at this time of the year, and I have got a bit behind in some things. Nothing new there, I guess. Actually it would be worrying in suddenly there was nothing to … Continue reading

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Another Postcard Swap

I decided to participate in another postcard swap – this time using words and some of my photos. I had no idea I would struggle with choosing quotes to use, there are so many quotes out there, all the way … Continue reading

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‘What’s on my Workbench?’ Wednesday – New Stuff!

Refreshed by our trip, recovered from the time differences AND daylight saving adjustments, and rearing to go! Suddenly Christmas seems far too close – I should know this happens by now – but I am still lulled into a false … Continue reading

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Give our Cities some Colour!

 I thought I would bring this over from a previous blog, just because I am a bit exercised by the possibility that our city to be rebuilt is probably going to be a mass of tilt-slab concrete buildings if the … Continue reading

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