change of mood

modflowers: change of mood - grumpy lion brooches

I am deep in craft fair preparation mode at the moment. This is usual for the time of year. For the past four years I have had a stall at The Secret Garden Craft Fair, part of Sherwood Art Week, … Continue reading


I got an email yesterday. I’ve been turned down by a craft fair organiser I applied to. It made me grumpy, I have to say, to read that “unfortunately your products aren’t quite what I’m looking for.” It’s not a very … Continue reading

what we don’t talk about

As you may already know, I spent this weekend doing a fair. A Winter Market, organised by Bird in Borrowed Feathers. It was a lovely event, held in a great venue. I really enjoyed myself, not least because I was … Continue reading

a tiny bit bored

I hate it when it’s quiet at craft fairs. Don’t get me wrong, yesterday had its moments. The best bit was when a lovely blog reader brought me a present. It was something they’d found in a charity shop that … Continue reading

heroine addiction

I’ve never really been the type to get star-struck. I’ve never screamed at pop stars, or swooned at film stars or actors (apart from one short-lived but rather desperate crush, when very young, on Lewis Collins in The Professionals – … Continue reading

a grand day all round

Sorry this is a bit late, but after yesterday’s exertions I gave myself permission to have a night off blogging – and a bit of a lie-in to boot. Yesterday’s event was, by anyone’s definition, a roaring success. I sold … Continue reading