I meant to thank you all for the lovely comments on my ‘art gallery’ hall the other week, but forgot. I’ve never thought of it as an art gallery – I feel quite posh now! I haven’t done anything with the slate yet. I’ve got an engraving tool, but I’ve obviously put it somewhere ‘safe’ […]


Still nothing to show on my desk; I’m still painting! I’m using a slightly different paint as I couldn’t source the one I used previously and this one needs 16-24 hours between coats rather than the 6 hours of the old one. It’s also a bit stinky! It’s supposed to be low odour, but it’s […]


Nothing on my workdesk this week – I’ve been decorating. I did a lot of decorating last year – 3 bedrooms, my craft room, 1 en suite, 1 downstairs loo, the hall, stairs, and landing, all the skirting boards, architraves, picture rails and banisters (oh, how I hate painting banisters!), and 4 doors. I decided […]


Welcome to a slightly damp day in Llandudno. We had rain overnight, for which the local farmers are mightily glad, and it’s a bit overcast. Actually, it’s been overbearingly hot recently so I’m quite enjoying it! For those that asked, Kevin’s finger is much better. We were able to take the bandage off and replace […]


Not much going on this week, I’m afraid. This picture shows my desk after a Zoom meeting with the Agenda under the keyboard, a couple of notebooks, some instructions for making a bag using fat quarters, some stamps, and a camcorder. The camcorder is what I’ve been using for my videos for Gareth Malone’s Great […]


Ooops, I did it again! This was supposed to be the post for #570…. So, first of all, for those of you waiting with baited breath, here is the first set of scrubs that I made all those weeks ago: It would seem that I’ve also inadvertently completed Julia’s challenge to finish an old project. […]