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I know, I know I don’t look a day over 21 (cough) but I recently entered my 39th year. This does not worry me in the slightest but each passing year does spur me on to try and do more of the things I really want to do. I recently started to ‘properly’ review what I have […]

Today I’m taking a short trip down memory lane back to those lovely summer months we had this year when I took part in not one, but two Art in the Pen events. The first was a new venue for the organisers on the outskirts of Carlisle, the second was the established show at Skipton […]

During the summer holidays we had a family trip to Rheged to see their Lego City: Lego Architecture exhibition and we weren’t disappointed, it was fantastic! Rheged are great at putting on exhibitions that appeal to children. They always have a lot of interactive elements and this was no exception. There were areas for making cars […]

In 2013 I was asked to take part in an exhibition at The Atkinson in Southport, a newly refurbished arts centre. It was to be the first craft exhibition they had put on at the venue and the theme was Love. How perfect for me?! The exhibition was being curated by the lovely Rose Hamilton (that’s Rose […]

In November I headed off to do the Country Living Show in Harrogate. I officially launched the first Blob Bird cushions at the show and was fortunate that Natalie Paul Silcock who had been working on them with me was able to come and help me on my stand. It was great to have Natalie […]