Monthly Archives: February 2020

Woodworking…

This week I’ve been having a go at a little woodwork. I have built a desk! In 12th scale naturally… I have a storyline in my Instagram account at the moment where the man of the house is looking for … Continue reading

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The gift of drawing…

Another week of not much crafting I’m afraid, I’ve been reading some good books instead of listening to others reading to me whilst I draw or sew or crochet and working fuller days, then taking a trip to the south … Continue reading

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Painting flowers…

Last week I decided to upcycle some boxes which I had previously decorated and had tried to sell – sadly to no avail but I won’t give up! These boxes are so handy, they are big enough¬† for pens and … Continue reading

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happy bunting…

I’ve been reading some good books lately – the most recent is a wonderful book by Lucy Mangan called Bookworm – a memoir of childhood reading.¬† I was slow to learn to read as a sickly child but once I … Continue reading

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Little splodges of colour…

I recently went to London’s National Gallery for an exhibition on Leonardo de Vinci’s Virgin of the Rocks. It was really good – over now though so I won’t go on and tell you what you missed! Whilst walking through … Continue reading

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