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Rubble.

This is my dining room, three weeks before Christmas. Oh yes it is. The rest of the house is worse.  In the next two weeks the chimney is coming off and down in the loft too. Today I have got … Continue reading

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Beleaguered.

When the family up the road had their house improved, we visited to assess the possibilities.  They told us that they lived there for most of the build except for the last couple of weeks when they decamped to a … Continue reading

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Talk to the hand

I finished the hand clutching the brick at the end of the week. The brick is an actual brick, the hand is Milliput. I thought the bricklayer was going to build the arch on Friday but he doesn’t want to … Continue reading

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art and that

I have finished carving the block of limestone.  I really enjoyed it. Here he is, sitting on a tin. What do you think? He is one of the flint knappers that lived here 2,000 years ago.  I keep turning up … Continue reading

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brick and stone

Some years ago a shopping channel was selling blocks of stone and the tools to sculpt them.  I bought a small flat block, much the size of a standard brick, and a cube of limestone and the instructions to turn … Continue reading

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Scattered energy.

One of my greatest challenges, other than horrible diseases and difficult other people, is focus. There are always a large number of things I want to do, as a result of which I have stockpiled dolls house kits, card making … Continue reading

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Site for sore eyes.

I am living on a building site. This is not a metaphor for something, I am actually living on an actual building site, in the rain. This morning, early, I got up to investigate the dripping noise that was keeping … Continue reading

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Min set up

If the builders manage to unload the bricks off the lorry on the drive I will be able to pack the car and drive to the NEC, which would be handy.  Among other items I am taking are the new … Continue reading

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The Min

This weekend. I will be taking some very reasonably priced paper pictures as well as the dolls and assorted porcelain miniatures. As you can see these are bass reliefs.  As you cannot see they actually look better than this because … Continue reading

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Unsaid

We die little by little By things unsaid Unexplained The mortal wounds to the living soul. Love, unexpressed. We do it every day, Swallowing the softer words. Less embarrassing stuck in my throat than hanging off your ears. Hugs, unhugged. … Continue reading

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