Archive for April, 2008


April 28th, 2008 | Other | 5 Comments

                  I’ve begun clearing out the dining room (where I have been sewing for 5 years) in preparation for moving into my new studio. Although, I can’t actually move in because we haven’t bought any furniture for it. And if I move all the old, tatty and mismatched hand-me-downs that […]

The only finished room in the house…

April 25th, 2008 | Home | 9 Comments

… is the bathroom and we love how it turned out! We are very lucky to live in a 4 bedroom Edwardian house. But, we could only afford to buy it because it was a complete wreck. We have had to re-do the electrics and the heating, there was no insulation in the loft, the garage […]


April 22nd, 2008 | Sewing | 7 Comments

I worked out today that there are 15 weeks before my big show. That’s okay I thought, I can still get it all done… but then I factored in nursery hours and school holidays etc and counted how many actual childfree mornings I had left between here and then. 48 or 144 hours to be precise. And then I […]

Why I haven’t done any work

April 17th, 2008 | Home, Other | 8 Comments

1. Joe is on school holiday and demanding lots of my attention.  Fair enough.  2. We are decorating the hall, stairs and landing. Messy, time consuming and expensive. But very exciting! We’ve only been waiting 6 years…     3. This is where I work. On my desk (a theme in blogland at the moment) – […]


April 8th, 2008 | Family, Other | 7 Comments

A year or so ago Joe started asking for a Nintendo DSLite. All his friends had one apparently. In fact, he said, he was the only boy in the entire world who didn’t have one. So, we told him (largely because we didn’t want him to have one) that if he wanted one he would […]

One Year On

Yes, I have been blogging for a whole year. And I think it has been the most creative and inspiring year I have had since leaving art college. So, I would like to say a genuine, heartfelt thankyou to all of you who comment, or lurk in my statistics.  Thankyou for writing your own amazing blogs. […]