Through The Magic Door

Distractions aplenty

The Boxer Rebellion, Live in Bristol

Last Thursday I ventured out into the storms and made a longer than usual journey to Bristol (by coach rather than train thanks to the weather) to see The Boxer … Continue reading

February 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

How To Make A Secret Book Compartment

I think a daydream a lot of people share is the desire to have a secret door in a bookcase, but unfortunately I think that is unlikely to come true … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crafty Christmas Cards

I have not been very organised with Christmas this year. And the main reason is that (apart from being in denial about how quickly this year has gone) I absolutely … Continue reading

December 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

Cross Stitch Pin Badges

I am still very much loving cross stitch, and have been thinking for a while of different things I can do with it. One of those things is pin-badges. At … Continue reading

November 8, 2013 · 1 Comment

Stop Motion Balloon Animals

Recently it was suggested to me that I should use the balloon animals I have been making in a stop motion animation. I had never tried anything of this kind … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

More Random Than Usual

My recent cross stitchings have been slightly more random than my usual creations – and that is saying something! It felt like I hadn’t done any cross stitch for an … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dylan Dog

Look what my lovely Mum made for me. A rather accurate likeness, I think.  

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Squeak, Squeak, Pop, Squeak.

When I took up the challenge of balloon animals for my TTMD25x25 I didn’t expect it to lead to much of anything except a bit of fun making the odd … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bloodied Feet. Blackened Ribs. Broken Glasses. Brilliant Gig.

When bands I like go on tour I normally have to travel to Bristol (if not London…Depeche Mode I’m looking at you!) to see them – Goldfrapp, The Boxer Rebellion, … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

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