Time Out

The island can be a bit of a womb; Comforting and consuming but hard to leave . However, we managed last week and bolted down to Edinburgh for a city stint with scraggy dog in tow. Great to have my Damon Buzz (aka Phillip Pullman Dark Materials) nearby, however dogs in cities do cramp ones…

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Applying some Mussel

So, it turns out I’m not the only one feeling the freeze from notonthehighstreet.com curation team as they attempt to purge the site of anything they deem to be un “trendy”! A short time spent on the forums shows that there are throngs of great makers spitting with fury as their cleverly executed and designed…

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Croft Critter Critique

It seems notonthehighstreet are with Yorick on this one and fail to see any merit in animals on lampshades. Having bust a gut designing, photographing and listing the complete range for assessment by the “curation team” I last night read that my products do not fit with their innovative and forward thinking curation policy. Yikes…

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Resolutions

After a glut of rich food, socialising and an absence of schedule I find myself craving  hunger and a plan going forward. Yesterday I downloaded a free mind mapping app and a monstrous mandala of order emerged with coloured branches of focus and tiny twigs of how to’s. Let’s hope my resolve to refer to…

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East v West

It’s always a little disconcerting to voyage away from the one place I like to think of as the best  in the world, because I then risk an encounter with a place that might actually be a little better, which will then make me feel less smug and I like to feel smug. The last…

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How to say thank you

Did I tell anyone that we got married two weeks ago? After 19 years. You would be forgiven for thinking that it had been a quiet, shy affair…hidden from view like a little dormouse squeak. WELL IT WASN’T! IT WAS HUGE!!!       I just didn’t blog about it. Here’s a pic  though: and…

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