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The frosty village rides again.
Many recipients of the frosty village chose to make it after Christmas day, in that lull that occurs before we start breaking New Year’s resolutions. As a result I am still receiving frosty village images, if you have one to … Continue reading
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The Frosty village mark 2
Esther kindly sent pictures of her frosty village, here it is: Isn’t this lovely? Look, there’s even someone skating on the pond! Esther improvised when a roof turned up missing, she made a new one by herself. Very clever, I … Continue reading
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Happy new erk!
When I was young in hard-drinking Geordie Land, you hoped on January the first, early morning, to still be up and dancing, which, usually I was. Any adverse effects, it was hoped, could be postponed, or utterly recovered from in … Continue reading
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One of the sadnesses at the end of every year is to say our goodbyes to those who will not go into the new year with us. This year I am sad to say goodbye to two great miniaturists, who … Continue reading
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The in between days.
What do you do on the days between Christmas and new year? I know what 58 people will be doing, they’ll be doing my Christmas card. As you know, if you are a regular reader, these have been getting more … Continue reading
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A Christmas Carol.
One of the joys of Miniatura is meeting miniaturists for the first time. I love to hear of people’s houses, what they are doing with them, and, sometimes, be invited to provide the residents. At Autumn Miniatura I was delighted … Continue reading
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In a hurry
Welcome to a lateish and attenuated blog as I struggle to catch up with myself. As you know I have been making my own Christmas cards for over thirty years. At first they were just my dolls that I had … Continue reading
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A brush with art.
I had forgotten what a joy china painting can be. First, however, after seven years and major building work, you have to find all that is necessary for the task. I certainly had everything I needed seven years ago, now … Continue reading
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