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Morningside Makers Market this Saturday

Someday, Gentle Reader, I will be so organised that I will have time to photograph all of the pieces I’m taking to a craft fair before I do my practice set up. But, as they say, it is not this day! Even my camera is against me, the batteries died just as I took the […]

Beyond the Fringe – Adventures in Mending

A recent dip into a familiar but long-neglected charity shop (I used to work around the corner, so it was a convenient place to pop in during lunch breaks) yielded a lovely wool Pavlovo Posad Russian shawl with the tags still on. I’m on another Victorian literature bender, so a voluminous shawl seemed just the […]

Crepuscular – active at twilight

What’s your favourite word? Here’s mine: HaggardHawks (otherwise known as Paul Anthony Jones – author of Haggard Hawks and Paltry Poltroons) put out a call for favourite words for World Dictionary Day and it gave me a chance to make a piece I’ve been wanting to make for ages. Crepuscular means active at twilight, and […]