A tale of two fishes (and a mermaid)

Bob the fish has arrived and is now happily settled to the side of my desk (perfect dark corner for him and I get to see him without loosing any precious desk space). When he first arrived he didn’t have anything to play with in his tank so as well as getting a filter to Read more about A tale of two fishes (and a mermaid)[…]

Let there be light

I’ve been feeling a little low this week, some work stuff and generally just the weather being a bit rubbish meant I wasn’t my usual happy self. This was turned around this weekend though by some good times with friends & family and some bright additions to my studio space. First of all this lamp Read more about Let there be light[…]

Terrarium fun for Sian

My friend Sian has her birthday in January which gave me the whole of the Christmas holidays to decide what to get/make for her. We share a mutual love of gardening & when visiting our house Sian had commented on the many succulents that line the windowsills here. I love succulents, they are pretty, easy Read more about Terrarium fun for Sian[…]

Back from the Kiln – not quite right

I was so excited when I sent my moth wings to be fired, after working through the design I was really pleased with the painted wings. I just had enough time to do a small suncatcher (below) to use up my paint & then it was time to say goodbye to my pieces as they Read more about Back from the Kiln – not quite right[…]

In the works

I’ve had a busy few weeks working on creative presents for a couple of friends and making some new friends to talk about a potential new project (which I’m not going to jinx by mentioning just yet, apart from to say I’m very excited about the possibilities). The T Rex above was knitted by mum and I for my friend Read more about In the works[…]

Wychwood forest fair

Today was the nicest day we have had for ages, which made our trip to the Wychwood forest fair even better! There were a myriad of delights but the main thing that lured us there was our favourite puppetry company Hand to Mouth theatre were performing the most excellent Piggery Jokery, so clearly we had Read more about Wychwood forest fair[…]

Hannah’s exhibition at the lightbox

This weekend we headed off to Woking to visit Auntie Adrienne & uncle Alan. Although we didn’t get chance to see my cousin Hannah (cause she was at work) auntie Adrienne suggested we go and see some of Hannah’s coursework which is currently on display at the Lightbox gallery (just a stones throw from the Read more about Hannah’s exhibition at the lightbox[…]