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Knuckle scrapes.

How do you think? Isn’t that a good question? How do you think? Supposing you wish to conceive an idea, a design, say, for a much better way of getting the duvet into the duvet cover.  Perhaps a way of … Continue reading

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Once more with feeling.

I have made the second submission. Two pinfalls or a submission!  Come out swinging.  I want a nice clean fight and you can take the horseshoe out of your glove, straightaway.  AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAnd box! This time it is to a publisher, … Continue reading

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First rejection

Not entirely unexpected. In fact what did I expect sending people writing with wiggly lines underneath?  Rank amateur.  Happily they got back to me sooner than expected.  The best rejection is a fast one.  I did once have a friend … Continue reading

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Errors show that learning is taking place.

You would hope, as you get older, to be able to avoid some of the rubbish you perpetrated when younger. You would aspire to distance having leant enchantment to the view, so that you did not rush headlong into inadvisable … Continue reading

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Don’t go shopping.

There’s a thing you won’t often hear a retailer say.  Please don’t go shopping here. It’s a bit unusual, even online where strange things happen.  There are a couple of online retailers who have my email address and if I … Continue reading

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Back to the present

Did you miss me?  I’m sorry I’ve been away so long.  My elderly laptop died.  Like all bereavements it was quite traumatic and unexpected.  The shock dear!  I’m still reeling. It was like this.  There was I, one evening, tired … Continue reading

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Slow on the draw.

Not a shoot out with the OH or some doctors, actual drawing. I cannot believe how happy simple drawing makes me and, amazingly, at my age it’s new.  Many people go through a stage of drawing endlessly when they discover … Continue reading

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Marginal sanity.

I have been washing my fountain.  This is not a euphemism for anything, I have actually been washing my little solar fountain because the grand children are coming today and they always make straight for the fountain. I should have … Continue reading

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Stuck up

What’s this? You can see the size of it.  It’s quite large for what it is. Some of the porcelain things I make are small, well they would be – they are dolls’ house miniatures.  However out of those some … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

Easter already, can you believe it, where is the year going? I didn’t post last week because I had a germ and was horribly sick.  These days after the hospital horrors I just stop if I am ill and look … Continue reading

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