My runs are normally really eventful - nearly get stampeded by cows, (or horses), end up running through the middle of a wedding proposal, have to take photo of fisherman holding his giant catch etc. On Friday we went for a stroll and saw fox, and then today we went for a run past squirrels, goats, pigs and cows, AND NOTHING HAPPENED. The cows around Brinsley are really docile, and are more interested in eating than in bothering a couple of mad runners - I'm sure the recent phenomenem of cows becoming more aggressive is to do with what they're being fed, but I'll save that rant for another day, today it was lovely to be able to enjoy the countryside on our doorstep, long may it continue.
Sunday, 23 September 2012
It's been a pretty interesting few days, first of all I landed myself some casual working doing the electoral register work for the council, and on the first day I got myself locked into a gated community (yes it could only happen to me), then on Sunday morning, a guy came to his front door, still in his dressing gown, but didn't seem to realise that he was still wearing the remnants of fancy dress make up from Saturday night - and his "Joker" face was still pretty much in tact. Me n Col have been smiling all day, wondering at what point he'll look in the mirror and realise that his make up is still on, and at what point in the day it will dawn on him that he answered the door still made up!
I've just logged on the interent to see that my Autumn silver birch cushions are being used in the publicity for the Craft in the City fair that I'll be doing on Sat 10th November in Nottingham - wow how exciting is that!
Thursday, 20 September 2012
Well the sacrifices are seeming worth it, today I woke up at the Brinsley wreck to see 2 squirrels playing on the garden. Yesterday I took a series of originals to Studio 61 gallery, for the Autumn in the Dales exhibition, then had a walk in the sunshine along the Cromford Canal, life's not being easy, but it's feeling that we've made the right decision - and its one step closer to living the dream!
Monday, 17 September 2012
Well I've never been called a trend before, but thanks to www.FromtheWilde.com my Winter Silver birch cushions are being called just that and featured in Making it Magazine with some other pieces that are reall y beautiful https://twitter.com/fromthewilde/status/246899253925015552/photo/1 I feel very lucky to be in such good company.