Day 2 of the Making Challenge.Read More
Today was bright and beautiful. The apple tree at the church yard, where I take our little terrier Pixie for a lunch time walk, was just about to blossom and peacock butterflies seemed to be everywhere (at least I think that's what they were...) Pixie didn't pay any attention to either, but instead she was on a hunt for squirrels. Probably no point in saying that she didn't catch any. Her lunch arrived later on in a shape of a doggy biscuit.Read More
I created Mr Wilkins who is a nearly 5 foot tall teddy bear and Monsieur Roquefort, a little mouse, for an exhibition "Journeys" that we had here in the New Brewery Arts Center last month. Here is their story.Read More
There is nothing more fun than making party hats for a mouse party. I know - it's completely bonkers, but someone has to do it!
Henry came to me yesterday to ask if I could help him to get ready for his birthday party. He specifically wanted some sort of party hats and a cake and I promised to do my best.
This is how our day went:Read More
(Yes, it's been awhile, sorry.
I am writing this in brackets as just a little footnote type of sentence, so that I am not drawing too much attention to the fact that is has been a while since I've been here...:))
First of all I just have to say this: I can't believe it's nearly November!!Read More
Leather is a material that harkens back to early man, who we know depended on animal skins for many aspects of his life such as to provide clothing and shelter. In fact there is something satisfying when you start working with leather, knowing the long history of dependence that humans have had with this most fascinating of materials.Read More