Making Paste

Starch paste is absolutely awesome! It is great because it is so very available, the healthiest glue I know (you can literally eat it) and therefore the best glue to use when crafting with kids. It smells better than most glues, and is – within certain limits – reversable. I have written about paste several […]

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New Website

Hello and welcome to my new website. Well, the website isn’t new, obviously. But I reworked the whole look, and I hope you like it. If you read this through a feed reader, I would be grateful if you could take a look here: kurzke.co.uk, and let me know what you think. Especially, please let […]

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346 finishing touches

It is the 10th of June today, the day of the deadline for this year’s International Bookbinding Competition by the Society of Bookbinders, and I filed my intention to enter 346 already in May. As you might know, my plan had been to finish this project before starting my novel writing in Febuary but I […]

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Finally Summer is here

Finally summer has reached the UK. Today we are expecting temeratures to soar up to 25 degrees celcius, which are temperatures that count like really hot summer here. I was thinking of putting up the kid’s paddling pool but then I took a look outside and I realised it wouldn’t be a good idea: When […]

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Making, Baking, Writing, No Reading, New Job

The term break has come, and while I enjoy more time with the kids, it also means less time for work, which in turn means writing after they went to bed (and sometimes before they wake up, but they can be hard to beat on that front; current wordcount: 67k). While I am struggling to […]

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