I have decided to get better at using my digital SLR. For the last few years I have focused on noncommittal film photography which is fun, but I need to up my digital game I think! Saying that, I have five holiday films to process and a new La Sardina camera to use, but I […]
It is always so sad when a holiday comes to an end. I got back from Thailand on saturday night and am just getting back into the routine. It was lovely and hot and we even got some diving in! I did do some jubilee inspired bits before we went, but it was quite hectic […]
I am going away on sunday to Thailand and have begun the packing! I have also been doing a bit of Bangkok research so that we don’t spend the first night wandering aimlessly! I am just worried that I have forgotten something big! I have probably spent the most time thinking about what cameras I […]
One day I would like to learn to enjoy black coffee, as I suspect that I am just diluting it with my heaps of sugar and frothy milk! Maybe one day when I own a coffee machine!
Whilst messing about with an image the other day, I discovered a way to digitise my stitched line, so it is a bit more graphic and definite, which is something I’ve been trying to do for a while. I think it’s important to never stop striving to improve your work. Personally, I am never content […]
I went to see the Damien Hirst retrospective at the Tate Modern yesterday. It was certainly an experience and although I have come across his work before, I have never seen it in exhibition. Perhaps predictably, I enjoyed looking at the diamond encrusted skull (entitled “For the Love of God”) and also the cabinets of […]
I really love Hobbs’ range of cat jewellery and clothing, so naturally I was extremely pleased to receive a (belated!) valentines gift of this lovely cat brooch. Ahh, cats in bow ties. Even Miffy was curious!
In other news, I have been (very) slowly making a cover for my kindle, as I love it and want to take it everywhere with me. There were a few hitches (such as sewing it up too tight so the kindle wouldn’t fit!) but with a few alterations, I’m now good to go!
Say hello to my fang-toothed mini pumpkin! So far, he’s scared away all the trick or treaters!