Archive for April, 2010


April 30th, 2010 | Other | 6 Comments

I’ve been experimenting recently, not trying to make or achieve anything in particular but rather, just seeing what happens if… so, this is what happens if you put lots of staples into a piece of tea stained calico and then soak it briefly in a 50/ 50 water and vinegar mixture and then leave it alone for a week […]


April 28th, 2010 | Drawing and Painting | 6 Comments

I’ve got plenty of things to do. Some things even have deadlines. Soon. But, instead I’m drinking too much coffee and enjoying the spring sunshine like I have all the time in the world. And it feels good.

Bug Boy

April 23rd, 2010 | Family, Other | 8 Comments

The other morning Joe found half a dead slow worm (the tail end to be precise) lying in a puddle. And knew his brother would adore it. Luckily, Daddy was on Joe’s school run duty and carried it home (so unlike me and the dead frog). The ‘half a dead slow worm’ (as it’s always […]


April 19th, 2010 | Other | 8 Comments

I enjoyed my couple of weeks off with the boys and now I am back to reality- as you can see.  Whilst I was away from my computer I received this great piece of spam: “Good day. Just planned to send you actually a line to let you know you may have numerous authentic admirers available”. So, […]


April 2nd, 2010 | Family, Other | 12 Comments

Today is my 3rd blogiversary. I had intended to make a tutorial or a giveaway to celebrate but, it wasn’t to be so here’s a photo of a bowl of chocolate eggs instead.   And now, I’m giving myself a little holiday so I can enjoy my boys and eat more chocolate than is good for a person. I wish […]