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Up with the owl

Are you an early riser? There’s a ton of research about the benefits of being up with the lark.  My problem is automatically waking up an hour before the alarm and then being unable to get back to sleep.  For … Continue reading

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Dolls and ideas.

I went to the NEC to visit a show, the Creative Craft show and had such a lovely day.  I got myself on shopping TV, had a go with a new medium and joined in a watercolour painting half hour … Continue reading

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Still writing

Still drawing really.  As the plot develops I find the drawing I did has to alter to keep up with the plot.  Do you like the kinds of books that have illustrations of the scene?  I do.  I like the … Continue reading

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Still at it.

I am still writing the Great British Novel, which is why I have not been writing the great local blog.  I have often wondered whether there is so much writing you can do in a day and if, if you … Continue reading

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Writing, stuff like that.

Where have I been?  You may well ask.  Since Miniatura, which was lovely but a distant memory I had no idea I was going to get lost in a book quite so readily. The thing about a book is that … Continue reading

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More 48th

If you are a reader who has worked out that I usually post on a Sunday, (clever you, because I never said so) please scroll down a couple of posts as I am photographing dolls as and when I get … Continue reading

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Dressing you sir.

Have you ever wondered what a fortnight’s work looks like? Like this Doesn’t look much does it?  All 48th scale flexible men, mostly workers of one sort or another.  There are a couple carrying pigs and one with a big … Continue reading

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Getting ready for the Min.

It doesn’t change.  It’s amazing really, in a world where change is the only constant, it doesn’t change. That’s incredible really because it doesn’t change no matter how soon I start or how late. The absolute minute I really get … Continue reading

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Three weeks.

I’m getting quite superstitious about writing down how long it is to Miniatura because recently, the minute I do this bits drop off me and I don’t get to be there. However it is three weeks to go, I am … Continue reading

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Knickers

Many people could not contemplate adventuresWithout wearing knickers from Marks and Spencers. Gentlemen on building sites, ladies in parksAll wearing shreddies from Spencer and Marks. People sitting down in chairs, people on the hopAll buying underwear in the same shop. … Continue reading

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