Category Archives: About artists.

Reprieve.

I am happy to say that the brain scan for the OH concluded that he was having a migraine and nothing worse showed up.  I think he has got off lightly and I think it was a warning and have … Continue reading

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A distraction.

If I say I am working flat out getting ready for Miniatura, for some reason there will be a distraction.  Merely the act of mentioning how busy I am seems to invoke Loki the joker, who will toss his card … Continue reading

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The secret of life.

No rubbish, our kid, you get the good stuff here. I would like to make clear that I am not writing about the meaning of life.  That is something completely different, as explained by Monty Python.  Neither is this the … Continue reading

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Little folks.

The fact that I love all the dolls’ house scales is a fairly good indicator of my complete lack of financial acumen. Dolls are very labour intensive, that is if you want to make a proper porcelain doll that you … Continue reading

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An evening off.

Yesterday the OH suggested we have an evening out watching a tribute band. I don’t normally go to watch bands.  I went to see the Beatles in the early Sixties and knew immediately that no experience could improve on that.  … Continue reading

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Like Christmas but better.

Opening a kiln is somewhat like Christmas but better. There has been a great deal of anticipation and several weeks of work.  I started mould making in the autumn.  The pouring occurred as soon as the holiday ended, with over … Continue reading

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A day off.

I’m late posting because I’ve been having a day off.  I don’t often do that, which is odd; in theory I’m retired but in practice I’m working more than ever.  I like to have a purpose or several purposes for … Continue reading

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with a capital Erk!

What have we here? Looks like a lot of something. Long term readers (hello, how is your year going so far?) will know exactly what this is. It is my dining table, which is not small and regularly seats six … Continue reading

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Seriously boring.

Not me, I hope.  On further consideration that may not have been the best title ever for a blog posting. The occupation which is causing serious boredom is tidying up.  Not just the putting it all in neat piles variety … Continue reading

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Let us now praise famous men…

Though not all of them.  Fame is a tricky monkey, it can turn on famous people and claw them so badly that you cannot see them ever again without the scars.  It can lean down from the lofty heights it … Continue reading

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