Category Archives: About artists.

Clearing out the garage.

I have reached one of those miserable phases after a bereavement when doing anything much has little appeal.  I can’t even get myself together sufficiently to send a sympathy card.  I did speak at length to family members last week … Continue reading

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Dangerous days out for the elderly.

On Friday it was my birthday.  I was old. Nevertheless it was decided that we would venture from the building, go somewhere else and return in celebration.  A little bottle of something fizzy was put in the fridge in case … Continue reading

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Back in the groove.

Here I am, it’s Sunday morning, I mostly comprehend the new laptop and Windows 11, which I think I’ve got, of which more later, and it’s time to fire up the old tripewriter and catch up with you.  How have … Continue reading

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Back

Hello, I’m back. The new computer is up and running.  By my reckoning they last about 9 years round here before they fall over groaning under the weight of undeleted late night window shopping expeditions, so, with a bit of … Continue reading

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Cash and car parks.

Henry was worried that he might be late for work because of difficulty tying his shoelaces.  They were, after all, just one filament sewing thread. Happily the giant hand was at hand, which was handy. Henry got to work at … 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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Many dolls.

Doll dressing continues apace.  Well, I say apace.  I find whatever I’m doing with dolls, though I would like to do it all day from 7 till 11, I can’t.  It’s a very concentrated effort that is required with dolls … Continue reading

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Gone fishing.

Apologies for the recent radio silence.  I was on grandparent duty while the S&H and his bride had a break. Now I am back at the work table I need to get my head down and get on with the … Continue reading

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Cracked pot.

Here it is.  A cracked pot, for which I am grateful. This morning before breakfast I put out the lockdown library, as usual.  I was in my curlers and my garden overcoat, which has seen better days.  A red warning … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas.

This is the room box of his own lounge made by my cousin Richard.  He told me they had been decorating it for Christmas ever since he made it ten years ago.  I made the dolls, Richard researched, commissioned and … Continue reading

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