Well 2020 Wasn’t what I expected

Well 2020 Wasn’t what I expected

Can you repair an oxen yoke?  This is one of the more unexpected conversations I have had in the last year.    On the whole it was quite different to what I envisaged back in January 2020. I was home in NZ for Christmas visiting family and friends, arriving back in...
I am excited to announce …

I am excited to announce …

… that I have my first market date for 2021 confirmed. 21 – 23 May will see me back at Handmade in Highgate, along with a fabulous selection of other designer/makers. Full details will follow soon. Of course that is assuming that the recently announced...
Trading under Covid Restrictions for Christmas and Beyond

Trading under Covid Restrictions for Christmas and Beyond

My order book for bespoke orders in time for Christmas was closed in early December, and will be reopening in January 2021.  My studio will be closed for the bank holidays over the Christmas break, and I will be back making full time from the 4th January 2021. With...
Christmas Shopping 2020 style

Christmas Shopping 2020 style

Christmas shopping in 2020 has raised many new issues for buying gifts for loved ones. If you are a last minute merchant, you may still be okay, but those who like to plan and enjoy a protracted period of gift shopping have been severely hampered this year. Now that...
Kaare Klint Safari Chair

Kaare Klint Safari Chair

The words “You’ve got a Kaare Klint” were music to my ears.  At the time I was sitting doing some research into a chair for which I had been asked to replace some leather straps.  The answer just popped up. With all repairs I do, I like to have an understanding of the...