Do Re Mi Fa So Laaaaaaaaaaa – why I love to sing

This week I did a guest-post for my new choir on why I love to sing. Now pinching it back for my own bloggety 🙂 There are many ways in which I love to sing. Laaaaaaaaaaaaa! I love pretending to be a rock star and singing Here I go again on my own in my … Continue reading “Do Re Mi Fa So Laaaaaaaaaaa – why I love to sing”

Roar! How to build Gassy Duncan Firebreath, the bonfire-night dragon

I’m not sure if it’s obvious, but I REALLY like fun and making silly things.  Here is the story of Gassy Duncan Firebreath. Sunny project! 🙂 February 2016. Best mate Chris asks me to his 40th fireworks party. There is NOT to be a bonfire! What?!  Must fix this.  Decide I must make him a … Continue reading “Roar! How to build Gassy Duncan Firebreath, the bonfire-night dragon”

A musing

I don’t have anything burning my heart to write about today, so instead I’m going to put a voice to a musing which pops into my mind sometimes. I don’t even have a plan for what to write. But here goes – let’s see what happens. I’ve been challenged lots of times to make conscious … Continue reading “A musing”

Lessons galore in adaptation

I knew it was going to be a big project, but I didn’t expect it to be quite so bloomin character-building… At the start of this year, I decided to pursue two new projects. One was this blog, the other was producing a show in the theatre.  Both were scary and challenging in their own … Continue reading “Lessons galore in adaptation”

Liebster Award thanks

  I’ve accidentally delayed writing this post, sorry. The excellent Julianne Gilchrist kindly nominated my blog as an entry for the Liebster awards, an award for bloggers to share other blogs with <200 followers (only 192 to go for me to be disqualified then…) Julianne posed me some questions to answer: “You have five hours … Continue reading “Liebster Award thanks”

5-4-3-2-1 How to build a rocket ship

Slightly different direction for today’s post. My thoughts are a bit tangly and overwhelming this week, so instead of waffling on about myself, I’m going to write up my Easter project – the Carter Space Craft!  (Not every single step mind, or we’d be here all year.) Step 1. In designing a dragon-bonfire made of … Continue reading “5-4-3-2-1 How to build a rocket ship”

How the word ‘obedience’ stopped being a slap in the face with a wet fish

  Obey. Not a fashionable word. Wait for the intake of breath if it’s ever said in a wedding vow nowadays. I was churning myself up last year. I think anyone who reads the Bible a lot ends up with a set of rules they decide God is really hot on. Even though we go … Continue reading “How the word ‘obedience’ stopped being a slap in the face with a wet fish”