Monthly Archives: December 2014

Very “Downton” – make a 1920’s Headband

Yesterday my oldest daughter came back from university for Christmas a couple of days earlier than planned because she had been invited to a 1920’s themed Supper Night and Cabaret.  The first obstacle to overcome was – obviously, What To … Continue reading

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Country House Christmas Nostalgia

With a little over a week to go before Christmas I thought it might be nice to take some time out to do something “Christmassy”; so Mr PP and I went along to our local National Trust property – Petworth … Continue reading

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Social Media – just HOW social is it!

There has been lots of muttering on Facebook recently about proposed changes in how the company uses your personal data and also how it intends to use images you post on your personal page.  Now I see there are to … Continue reading

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Making a Mouse-terpiece!

ADVISORY NOTE: THIS POST CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES OF TAXIDERMY IN PROGRESS Today was THE DAY, the one I have been looking forward to for ages – the day I spent learning the art of Taxidermy!  I have always liked stuffed … Continue reading

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