I keep a notebook – with a list of Wednesdays and their corresponding blogposts. I missed a lot of them this year. Whole months have passed where I haven’t managed to write something for the deadline. But I hope to be able to publish them at some point.
This year has been hard and i’ve been easily overwhelmed by all the things I have had to do. Read the rest of this entry »
My coping strategies aren’t working at the moment so some one I trust suggested I take a holiday from my Ought To Do List.
Brilliant, I thought, I can get on with the Things I Would Be Doing if RealLife ™ wasn’t kicking back so hard.
Yeah. No. … …
I’ve slowly been collecting the different sizes of those pompom widgets, and the other day’s retail therapy netted me a 115mm diameter one. I have a good friend who uses pompoms to keep track of her keys and I missed her birthday recently.
So pompoms. Read the rest of this entry »
Last week i saw the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy. This week its Halloween and we are making masks. There is a relationship between those to statements, but im not going into it on my phone
Here’s mine: Cold and Flu
Heavy weight watercolour paper shaped around a form. I even made flour and water paste. And built the nose with instructions from a box of Flu meds – hence the theme.
Who am I kidding this is all back story: last year I was crocheting hyperbolic surfaces and came across a video for branching hyperbolic crochet. Which leads long-story-short to the thing which I am mainly making now – a form that branches, that may or may not be a fractal and may end up consuming all my yarn budget before I put a stake through its heart. Or, …shiny!
So one of the many things i am working on is sorting out the house. Which means different furniture and trips to big box stores.
Which leads to little boxes, and littler boxes within them.
They might end up as some kinds of colourful wall construction or they might end up in the recycling with the rest of the cardboard.
Ill keep you posted