Knit and stitch

This Thursday I took a half day and met up with Fi to head to London for the knit and stitch show. The night before I had tried to make a list of the things I needed, wool to finally knit my owl jumper and to keep an eye out for the beautiful Natural History Read more about Knit and stitch[…]

Stroll to Strawberry Hill

On Sunday Zoe and I headed off on adventures for my Birthday. Instead of buying me a present to unwrap Zoe had given me the gift of visiting a historic house Strawberry Hill (with bonus sculptures – more of them later) and lunch. The house was built back in the 18th Century by Horace Walpole as a home Read more about Stroll to Strawberry Hill[…]

Journey to the V&A

This weekend we headed to London to catch up with Alex and Victoria. First up we toured the many wonders of the Victoria and Albert Museum. The above (and pic at the top of this post) were two beautiful but very unusual chandeliers positioned in the entryway to the museum itself. We had some fun in Read more about Journey to the V&A[…]

Knit & stitch

So this Friday instead of going into the office I got up a little later & headed into central London with Fi to attend the knit & stitch show. IT WAS FANTASTIC! There were loads of different stalls there, we started with the colleges, who had a really unusual selection of gowns/materials on show. We then Read more about Knit & stitch[…]

Harry potter/Leavsden studios part one

I have wanted to visit the Harry Potter studios since they opened, so what better excuse than my birthday (which handily was also on a Friday meaning day off work and Potter. What follows is a very picture heavy post, I’m aiming to do sets & props today and characters, costumes and everything/anything else tomorrow. The Read more about Harry potter/Leavsden studios part one[…]