Roman Dodecahedron Pattern Launched

posted: Wednesday, 17th July 2024

I wrote recently about my beaded Roman Dodecahedrons and I'm pleased to launch it as a pattern today.

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3 Weeks Until The Summer 2024 Secret Beadalong

posted: Saturday, 6th July 2024

Can you believe it's only 3 weeks until the start of the Summer 2024 Secret Beadalong!

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Bentley Priory Museum

posted: Wednesday, 26th June 2024

We're going through a crazy heatwave here in London and being high up in a very cramped & stuffy bell tower with 6-8 people working really only adds to the heat so it was a welcome break during ringing sessions today to pop to Bentley Priory Museum for some lunch and a quick walk of their...

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Fireworks Blasting Chamber

posted: Friday, 21st June 2024

I'm a big fan of the work of Bompas & Parr and think over the years I've been to at least 8 of their 'events' over the years and so when an email came out offering the chance to enter the "world's first Architectural Blasting Chamber" I snapped up one of the limited tickets (a good job as they...

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Screenprinting Workshop

posted: Thursday, 20th June 2024

A fun, colourful & messy day learning to screenprint at Print Club London today.

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Summer 2024 Secret Beadalong Essentials

posted: Wednesday, 19th June 2024

Today the 'Essentials' file (and video links if you have signed-up for that option) have been sent out and these contain all the techniques, terminology, tips & tricks needed for the project which as always is a surprise..

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Seal Spotting

posted: Wednesday, 12th June 2024

I'm always up for a cliff-top walk and add in some seal spotting and I can't resist.

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St Nicholas Chapel

posted: Tuesday, 11th June 2024

A wander around St Ives today with some lovely meals & shopping plus a trip up to St Nicholas Chapel.

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Smeatons Pier

posted: Monday, 10th June 2024

One of my favourite paintings is of Smeaton's lighthouse by Tracey Oldham and I can never resist a walk along Smeaton's Pier at any time of day.

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Cornwall 2024

posted: Saturday, 8th June 2024

A trip down to Cornwall and our first day here began with clifftop walks over the beach and ended with watching the sun set over the sea

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