Photography, 1956 style Photography, 1956 style

Just for a change, I put away the D80 and put a roll of film in an Agfa Silette L that has been in our loft for years. I'm not even sur...

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2:38 PM

Why I wish I had lots of money. Why I wish I had lots of money.

I have tons and tons of work to get through today for a Portuguese presentation I have to do next week. So I've spent the last hour cov...

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3:11 AM

Thursday musings Thursday musings

I stumbled across a lovely blog today: Decor8 . It's so pretty. There are too many photos of pretty houses on there that make me reali...

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3:58 PM

Another calendar cat to save my sanity Another calendar cat to save my sanity

During a moment of confusion and desperation involving our new accounts system, I took a minute's break to scribble today's calendar...

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10:50 AM

Thing a day - broken AGAIN? Thing a day - broken AGAIN?

It's been more down than up over the past few days, and it's not letting me post a photo tonight so I'm posting it here instead ...

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2:11 PM

EDM #211 - and a few observations on Quentin Blake. EDM #211 - and a few observations on Quentin Blake.

The current Everyday Matters challenge is "In the style of..." (or as Jim so aptly put it, "plagiarize your betters") a...

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10:40 AM

Sneaky doodling Sneaky doodling

I was not in the mood for work yesterday at all and had a very unproductive day. Here's a sneaky doodle I did of a giant ladybird, with...

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11:41 PM

An elephant and a cat (and the loss of another cat). An elephant and a cat (and the loss of another cat).

My lovely workmate Jacky lost one of her cats to cancer a couple of months ago. On Friday, she came home from work to find that her other c...

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10:59 AM

Things and stuff. Things and stuff.

What have I been up to since my last post? Well... I've been crocheting again, and I have a new crochet book. It's Tiny Yarn Animal...

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11:26 AM

The roaming gnome returns. The roaming gnome returns.

I've been participating in the Roaming Gnome swap on Craftster , and today my gnome Filbert finally made it home. He's been to Marb...

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2:40 PM

EDM #189 - razors EDM #189 - razors

I got home late tonight so didn't get time to do anything much for Thing a Day, so I thought I'd do an EDM challenge very quickly an...

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2:37 PM

Finished! Finished!

I finished my sock! I can't believe it's done. It was so easy in the end. And it fits absolutely perfectly. I brought it to work...

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1:35 PM

People are boxes.  And a growing sock. People are boxes. And a growing sock.

On Friday evening I had the first of ten beginner's life drawing classes . It was a cosy little group of about eleven of us, which inclu...

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1:09 PM

A sketch for Thing a Day A sketch for Thing a Day

Here's a bloke I saw at St James' Street station today. We were on the way back from shopping (the stuff I came back with will be t...

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10:50 AM

Watercolour class Watercolour class

I've been meaning to post some pictures of the stuff I produced in my watercolour class. The idea was to practice techniques, and speci...

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1:28 AM

Totoro, Totoro... Totoro, Totoro...

I saw the Miyazaki film for the first time the other day and it's a wonderful lovely gorgeous film that everyone should watch. But apar...

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2:57 PM

Happy apple friends! Happy apple friends!

Yet again I had loads of homework I was supposed to be doing, so naturally I put on CSI (the local library has all the box sets; I've go...

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2:35 PM

Is this a kind of nesting? Is this a kind of nesting?

We all want a pretty home (or at least most of us do, my husband has no interest in a pretty home much to my annoyance). My home is a one b...

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2:36 PM

So much stuff, so much secrecy. So much stuff, so much secrecy.

I haven't fallen off the face of the earth. No, I'm still here, and I've been busy, but annoyingly almost all of what I've ...

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1:29 PM
 
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