Tag Archives: work

Now For Something Completely Different

Today is the start of a new project for me and I need your help. As part of my normal working life I have been employing and interacting  with young people for many years and have slowly come to the conclusion that … Continue reading

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A Pigs not just for Christmas

A couple of month’s ago I acquired this vintage Leather sewing machine and I have been waiting for an opportunity to try it out. From my research I think it dates back to the early 1900s so like so many of … Continue reading

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Fun with Fire

“Fun with fire” or “The Old Blokes Kitchen rides again”. February is becoming one of my favourite months, nothing is growing in the garden, so when I do get some time off, I have time to play and experiment which this weekend … Continue reading

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Grow your own Baskets

After many hours of discussion and pouring through catalogues to select the right species of tree we have now finally finished planting what is going to become the woods at the bottom of the garden. As someone who works with … Continue reading

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In a past life I used to be a Theatrical Lighting Engineer, although I became known for using theatrical techniques and equipment but not necessarily in a Theatre. Over the years I have lit countless artworks and buildings, I still … Continue reading

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The Urban Workstation

Back to work with something different. If you have read my blog before you will know I have a regular trade in Illuminated Professional Makeup Mirrors, in particular for leading Theatrical Equipment Hire Company http://www.trafalgarlighting.co.uk who commissioned me to make … Continue reading

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A pie’s not just for Christmas

  I try and have the days off between Christmas and New Year, it gives me a chance to play and try some new things. For sometime now I have wanted to try making my own sausages and for Christmas I … Continue reading

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