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When the glass talks

To continue the theme of stories and conversations, sometimes a new idea really does feel like a conversation with the glass itself. I started with goblets and dragons. They made me want to develop a new idea along the same … Continue reading

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Telling tales

A couple of months ago, we visited Istanbul. We walked and we walked and we walked, and we could have walked for many more days before becoming tired of all the sights and sounds and smells of that city. It … Continue reading

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What happened before

Well, I made an Icarus… but he proved to be, for me, a flight too high. I still need to work on my figures and the winged  figure, while it did work, wasn’t something I felt particularly happy with as … Continue reading

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Flying too high

Coming back home a few weeks ago, I caught a radio programme – one of those start-the-day type programmes on Radio 4.  One of the people featured was a young poet, Kate Tempest, talking about her latest work. Now, I … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

Actually, quite a while. Probably fair to say that both of us found ourselves too involved in other things to keep this blog going at the same time. I think it is probably also fair to say that we had … Continue reading

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IOU

I know, I know, it’s terribly bad form to finish the year on a no-show…..however!!! I have an idea. I have, in fact, an idea that I like *so* much that I refuse to try for a quick cop-out. My … Continue reading

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The endless dance

I think my efforts this month could fairly be called Work in Progress as well. The result reflects a continued desire to make something kinetic and (if only vaguely!) functional and to combine glass with other materials. I have been … Continue reading

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December – Letters from Father Christmas

Oh, I feel all virtuous, having managed November in time. Now, it’s December. I can tell, because my son’s wails have changed, from ‘I want to open a doooooor!’ to ‘I want to open aNOTHER dooooor!’ – on his advent … Continue reading

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Untold Tales. Fairytales explored, exploded and reconstructed in glass.

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