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Hobbies & Pastimes…

Yesterday my husband, daughter and I took the day off work. My husband set off for Sussex and spent a happy day riding Steam Trains My daughter and I headed off to Alexandra Palace, London. It’s an iconic venue if … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 2)…

So as I previously wrote about, I’m really fond of Maud Lewis’ folk art work and I copied one of her designs on a cushion cover. (Maud Lewis (part 1) Once it was finished I decided to add a little … Continue reading

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Maud Lewis (part 1)…

I am a fan of Sally Hawkins and when a film popped up on Netflix with her in, I started to watch. The film was called ‘Maudie‘ and it told the sad tale of the life of Maud Lewis. She … Continue reading

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A plaster plaque…

I recently spent a day at Ironbridge Victorian Town Blists Hill, in Telford Shropshire. My husband loves all things engineering related  and sometimes I struggle with a day looking at engines, but at Blists Hill I found so so much … Continue reading

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Ivy growing over the house….

Continuing the decoration of a new-to-me dollhouse which I plan to use for my Instagram story of the Littleton Family. I recently painted the front of the house …. I had taken some time researching how I would add the … Continue reading

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Canal Art Inspired…

After a recent trip to Derby, in the East Midlands of England, where I visited a lively pub next to a lock and saw some really gorgeous canal art… I felt inspired to have a go. I had these wooden … Continue reading

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A plain box no more…

Recently, my mum offered me some drawing paper, canvases and a portable easel, all items a friend of hers was passing on. Needless to say I said ‘yes please!’. So, one day I was looking at the box which is … Continue reading

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