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Five days!

To go to the show. I had forgotten how long it takes to get ready for a show.  Not the making, which takes a lifetime of practise and the practical six months from one show to the next, but the … Continue reading

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Many dolls.

Doll dressing continues apace.  Well, I say apace.  I find whatever I’m doing with dolls, though I would like to do it all day from 7 till 11, I can’t.  It’s a very concentrated effort that is required with dolls … Continue reading

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Gone fishing.

Apologies for the recent radio silence.  I was on grandparent duty while the S&H and his bride had a break. Now I am back at the work table I need to get my head down and get on with the … Continue reading

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2 day

Today is two,It is Two dayTwo day two youIn any wayRead two or froA palindromeTwo two 0 goingAnd coming home. Two is the numberOn Toosday two,A day for meA day for youTwo do what weWould like two doChoose carefullyIt’s up … Continue reading

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Dolls for the Min

Under normal circumstances, whatever they are, at this point a few weeks before the show I would be dashing around like a mad fool, doing multitasking, other wise known as displacement activity. The facial injury, however, makes anything other than … Continue reading

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Cracked pot.

Here it is.  A cracked pot, for which I am grateful. This morning before breakfast I put out the lockdown library, as usual.  I was in my curlers and my garden overcoat, which has seen better days.  A red warning … Continue reading

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Sleepy.

One of the features of modern life is the effects wrought on a body and mind by modern medication.  The last few hundred years in the West and hundreds of years in the East have seen the ills of the … Continue reading

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Spring Min.

It is looking as likely as rain in England that Spring Miniatura will take place at the NEC. Therefore I am working flat out dressing dolls.  When I say flat out, it took me a week to rev up to … Continue reading

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The Min.

It is two years since I was writing about Miniatura. Just in case you are a new reader, please allow me to enlighten you.  Miniatura is the miniature art show that has been in existence since the eighties, of the … Continue reading

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Careers Advice.

The new Head, opening his study,Said, ‘Welcome to you, Mr Toddy,Mrs Toddy put your bodyIn this chair. There is no need to appraise me,You really can’t surprise me,I already recognise whyYou both are here. I assume that Toddy JuniorIs why … Continue reading

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