Category Archives: Miniatura

Almost here.

My latest twelfth scale glass eyed, removable clothes, brushable hair young ladies are extremely ready for Miniatura, in fact they are packed in their boxes sitting in the hall waiting to be loaded into the car to go go go! … Continue reading

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Getting ready.

The usual pre-Miniatura scenario of everything happening in the time you’d set aside to do miniatures, pertains, in the usual way.  The S&H is popping home for a funeral, which does mean that at least I have cleared out the … Continue reading

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12th scale.

I have no idea why it is, the minute I start preparation for the show, everyone in sight steals my time. The OH decided we could save some money by having a water meter installed.  Good plan, why did it … Continue reading

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Min 2

What a joy it is to be working for the show.  It is also wonderful to have a room to do it in.  Last night I left my table like this which I could not have done when I was … Continue reading

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Spring Min.

Greetings miniaturist!  I know you know what this picture is all about.  The 24th scale articulated porcelain aunties are all top left and the children are in rows below.  I may be getting better at this after only thirty years … Continue reading

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The Min

Miniatura was absolutely wonderful.  I would have written about it sooner but the unexpected aftermath, nothing at all to do with the show, has floored me. The OH, unpredictable and difficult, took himself off to Italy for a week, the … Continue reading

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Autumn Min.

I am delighted to say that this time next week, I’ll be at Miniatura.  After all the sadness of the last few weeks we all could do with something as uplifting as Autumn Miniatura.  I have never failed, whether as … Continue reading

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Autumn Miniatura.

It is only a month to Autumn Miniatura.  If you are a new miniaturist, drawn into the hobby by television programmes, Miniatura is the place to be.  The television programmes feature amateur miniaturists making twelfth scale miniatures by a variety … Continue reading

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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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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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