Welcome to a new series on this here blog! It’s called Things We Used to Make. Semi-regularly I am going to send the same bunch of questions to someone I admire and they are going to answer them and tell us a wee bit more about their early creative days! In this first episode I […]
Holy cow. Can you even believe an amazing baker is whipping up ’embroidered’ cakes? I honestly can’t. And yet they make perfect sense. And yet they are too pretty to eat. And yet … I want one. Sigh.
When I was in Year 11 I was at a new school. I had moved from the north west of Western Australia to Canberra with my family, and slotted into Stirling College knowing not a soul and being a very-young-for-Year-11 fifteen years old.
I was reading through my regular blog faves this morning and found a post on Brown Paper Bag about Lorien Stern and the sharks she makes. Also included in that very excellent post were these GHOST vases. Honestly, I could not love them more.
You may or may not know that in the wake of the horrendous Grenfell Tower fire, a community kitchen – called Hubb Community Kitchen – played an important role in supporting those who’d been caught up in the should-never-have-happened horrific tragedy.
Yowzers. The work of Kimmy Hogan is akin to taking a misty walk in a cool forest, which is good for those of us that don’t have a cool forest on hand when we need one. Or maybe it’s like rustling through a petal-filled fragrant florist? Also good for those of us who don’t have a […]
What’s not to love about fairy cakes, right? They’re actually better than fairy bread, in my opinion, because they are much rarer and take a wee bit more time to make. The thing is, we’re not talking about those fairy cakes today, but rather the creative cleverness that is Fairycakes aka Sally McAdam – maker […]