Scoll Making, Printing, Crochet

A month ago I sent the first copy of 346 to London to the Society of Bookbinders’ Competition. Since then I have not been idle. I am making this an edition of 10. The first two copies come with the model and are printed on handmade Dosabiki Masa Shi paper. Copies 2-10 are printed on […]

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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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A model of a model, a print, and Writing

It has finally started, my 16 week long novel writing course with Deborah Bailey at the Nottingham Writer’s Studio. Yesterday was the first session, and I can feel my mind buzzing. I hope I’ll indeed finish that book of which I have bits in my head since summer 2018 when I got a high fever […]

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The ill effects of age. And: New Print

The twins usually come home from school starving, so we pretty much eat tea immediately when they are back. Since I didn’t have anything at home for them today, I was going to buy something from the supermarket. It is pretty close, and I usually walk there. So about half an hour before I had […]

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Journals – and a Yudu machine

I finished a first journal today, the one you can see in the photo above. I already listed it on Etsy, and realized that I have a lot of tidying up to do on Etsy as well. Then I tested new (Chinese) thread. It is probably waxed linen, although at some part of the description […]

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