I’m in a sort of mid-Christmas haze and loving it. It’s a real luxury to spend time with family, read, watch box sets, eat good food and generally just be. For the first time this year I’ve managed to take a good long break from work and it seems to be doing[.....]
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The house is clean, the presents are wrapped, the trifle is prepped and family are about to arrive. Everything is peaceful. All that remains is to wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
Here’s a little something for over the holidays. A few websites of note[.....]
I have a list of new skills I’m going to learn next year. Book binding is one of them. There’s just something about books, something aside from their content, whether they’re home to a novel or to illustrations or to your own ponderings. I love them just for the sake of[.....]
‘Sister from Scotland’ is coming to stay next week, along with her husband and my mum. They’re staying for the whole weekend and I can’t wait. Both my sister and my mum are very creative which kind of ups the ante on the craft front. So I’ve been looking for ways[.....]
This weekend is shaping up to be very festive indeed. I have two more events to share with you.
The Crafty Fox Christmas market opens its doors tomorrow morning at 11am and runs for two days. You can browse over 50 stalls of handmade goodness from hand-drawn plates, to screen printed[.....]
Every year I plan to have all my Christmas shopping completed in November so that I can sit back and enjoy the festivities. Every year this plan fails and this year is no different. I’m currently repeating my annual pattern which includes ‘making a good run at it’ and then getting stuck[.....]
Firstly, let me begin by apologising for the lack of recent posts. A few changes are afoot which I won’t go into right now. But normal service will be resumed.
I hope you’re all enjoying the run up to Christmas. This is my favourite time of year and I’m feeling very giddy.[.....]
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“. . . we made it Nude’s brief to celebrate the spirit of wayward creativity in various fields of endeavour and[.....]