sticky things


The backdrop to my 2017 is the year long art project, TWELVTY, where each month has its own color. An unexpected side benefit to this is I've got this clear delineation in my time. Each month is visibly new. A month is a manageable sized lump of time, and I'm relishing month-sized projects this year. It … Continue reading sticky things

upsidedowneries (20/52)


Life's little upsidedowneries; they entertain, baffle, bemuse. I considered not posting this page, tbh I was just relieved I took these first pics before I got too far in, so at least I had something to show for the week if I couldn't bring myself to unveil the way it went from here.... Mmmmm yummy … Continue reading upsidedowneries (20/52)

Envelopes and Time (19/52)


I shared recently how sometimes I'll drop into the future and leave myself a note. Turns out I'd done it again for last week's page: "Each morning I am born again. What I do today is what matters most." Last week hadn't kicked off to the best start, so it was maybe just what I … Continue reading Envelopes and Time (19/52)

5 Stages of Creative Obsession


I'm working on a new project. It's SO Much Fun! It really crept up on me, without realizing I'd run the full gamut of the 5 stages of taking on a new and seemingly unlikely creative obsession What the...? Why would someone do that? That makes no sense to me... I'm not one to judge, … Continue reading 5 Stages of Creative Obsession

Here We Go … 16/52


This week, and how it took shape, began with these elephants who dropped through my letterbox on a leaflet for the zoo. Amongst all the hoarded nonsense and clutter that accumulates our lives  .... This week I found a box of old sheet music, and a bunch of books, all way too tatty and damaged … Continue reading Here We Go … 16/52

DIY-TV


A big life shift contains and consists of many minor life shifts. A happy change I've made is I now live in a house without at TV. Seriously? Yep! 'But you're gonna get one, right...?' Nope! But hey, I got music, radio, podcasts, I got the all-encompassing-web. I got you guys! Most of all, I … Continue reading DIY-TV

back and forth and backth again


Like a meandering meandery thing, so much to say, so little sense of order...! Amongst the changes I'm progressing through in recent months, I've re-aquired a bunch of stuff that's been in storage for a number of years. Some of which: a veritable shedload (well, technically, half a van load) of miscellaneous textiles which are … Continue reading back and forth and backth again

words and colors


If you've visited here before you'll have to noticed two of my favourite things are words and colors. So dying a dictionary seemed the obvious thing for me to do. 30 years ago this month I began high school. 30 years ago? Lordy! Equipped with the essentials dictated by the school, I now owned a … Continue reading words and colors

every last ounce of goodness


I've been dying fabric for the quilt lately. I've been dying fabric for years. It got me thinking: The only stage I don't like is towards the end when the residue dye - as it's no longer active - has to be poured away. Why? it's mostly water. But something inside me winces, it's beautifully … Continue reading every last ounce of goodness

Quilty Time


See what I did there? *snigger* September's just round the corner and me and the Inner Kid are looking forward to some cosiness. We reeeeeally want a velvet quilt in which to snuggle. Now, something like 15 years ago we made one. It was a patchwork of scavanged velvet from car boot sales and charity … Continue reading Quilty Time