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”

When it’s ok to stay in

Oh Blimey, it’s been months. No bloggety blog. I just ran out of things to say. I always want to write either something ever-so-profound-and-meaningful, or something exquisitely amusing, or something helpful for those of wobblesome brains like me. But I didn’t have anything so I just shut up for a bit. I’m pretty sure this … Continue reading “When it’s ok to stay in”

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”

Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby

Today for my blog I have made un petit film Francais called “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”. You can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YrzHNbQ5UlU Here is the story behind it, in brief. I was feeling sad on Monday, and to cheer myself up I put on a new record I bought at a flea … Continue reading “Come to me my Melon Cauli Baby”

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”