Grounded

Mostly for medical reasons (but also because the kids now are on summer holidays) I have been grounded in the house, and couldn’t fly to any heights in my studio. So mostly, I have been writing (in preparation for the next school term in which I am going to teach German to bilingual 7 and […]

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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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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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Writing and Making

As you might know I am currently participating in a writer’s course (Draft your novel in 16 weeks), and so I am now indeed in the middle of writing the largest piece I have ever written. I hope it will end up being a novel. At this point I wouldn’t even mind if it turned […]

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Working on a Weekend, and 346 still not finished

  I don’t really know where the last four weeks went that passed since my last blogpost. I worked on finishing the scrolls, making the tubes for them, planning/making boxes to hold all together, and in between added more details to the model. On pretty much all fronts I encountered problems that kept me from […]

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