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It’s along way from Christmas but if Santa is compiling lists of those who are naughty and those who are nice, he’ll be busy. People have polarised, quite noticeably. This was going to be a wonderfully upbeat, informative thingy about … Continue reading
Board racers Toys to make for small children. In the mid 1950s a local policeman was popular among parents as the entertainment at children’s parties. He was cheap, safe and slightly wonderful and few families had television so he went … Continue reading
When I was a child rice paper was the stuff you found on the bottom of macaroons. My Aunt (the one who was the fabulous patissier, which in the North East in the Fifties was pronounced: good at cakes) made … Continue reading
Decoupage is an interesting term which broadly covers most activities involving cutting bits of paper out of their original source and sticking them somewhere else. In card making it can involve repeated cutting of the same duplicated image in decreasing … Continue reading
As a little light relief I have been making Milliput pictures again. This time it was after a photograph had emerged at my mother’s of her big sister, who will be 99 tomorrow. Here is the photograph My mother has … Continue reading