October, 2011

Shake It Up, Baby

I first watched Ferris Bueller’s Day Off about 15 years ago during an inspired late-night sewing and making session with my wee cousin, Danni. We were hopeful and young (we must have been early secondary school-age) and the prospect of taking a sneaky Day-Off to have an adventure in a big city was so exciting. Over the years I’ve come…

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Ideal Home Show at Christmas 2011

Ideal Home Show at Christmas 2011

I had an excellent time on my last trip to London which is why I am super-excited to announce that I will be returning to our capital city again this November for the Ideal Home at Christmas show at Earl’s Court! I’ll be setting up shop for 5 whole days (including one Thursday late shopping night) between the 16th and…

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Biscuits of Excellence

Biscuits of Excellence

When I last blogged I was looking forward to a trip back to my secondary school, Alloa Academy to the annual Open Evening. I made a bee-line for the Art Department (as I did pretty much every day when I was a pupil there) and I was not dissapointed! There was a truly excellent enormous cake-stand filled with giant papier…

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Going Back to My Roots

Going Back to My Roots

My friend Sarah and I on our last day of School, Alloa Academy c. June 2003(At the dawn of digital camera technology- check my 1MP photo!) This week I’m stopping off in my home town of Alloa to attend my former secondary school, Alloa Academy’s Open Evening. I was contacted by one of the current Art teachers (who is also…

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