Monday, September 10, 2012


Saturday was show day! Off I went to the Usk Show with a car full of tables and wares :)  The half 5 wake up call did not allow any time for the mass panic which filled Friday, which was just as well as by the time we arrived at 7am we had a ton to do, marquee was wrestled with, balloons blown up, earrings laid out and confetti drastically cut back when my dear father/chauffeur/assistant mentioned the word's 'tacky, ruined it and cheap'.....thanks Dad! But in the end the stand was ready in time for the 9am punters arrival. I found out over the course of the day that 12 degrees and thick mist for some people equals shorts and t-shirt weather, leather chaps and hotpants are an interesting choice of agricultural show outfit and 12 hours on my feet is about 11 and a half too many. In the end it was a good day, people were very nice and bought my wares :)  I will be putting up new jewellery today so if you like t-rexs, wolves, elephants, russian dolls, zebras or music today is the day for you! More to follow in the next day or two. I leave you with a photo of me getting to grips with pneumonia at 9am at my stand! Thanks to all who came and visited and those who couldn't it's all steadily getting put online. Thanks!

New Jewellery:

Monday, September 3, 2012

Felt, Stress, Fantasy and Waiting for TV

Well it's been a little while and I apologise but I am in the midst of show panic! I am branching out and having a tradestand at the Usk Show this Saturday so have been waking up with felt glued to my face, getting high off varnish fumes and thinking about wearing mittens due to all the needle holes in my hands :(  at last though slowly but surely I have stock and all the paraphanalia that comes from having to have a physical shop not just an online one! Who knew you needed so much kit! Luckily I have been begging and stealing mainly with a bit of customising thrown in! 

In amongst this busy bee lifestyle I have also found the time to get impatient with the summer tv hiatus.  Thank god for the Olympics, Paralympics and new Futurama which are saving me from too much work whilst I wait for September's new series :)  (except damn Game of Thrones not on till next year!)  I am also distracting myself from fantasy tv with fantasy reading, currently the final book in Mark Charon Newton's Red Sun Series which has been a real eye opener for adult, original, industrial, violent fantasy and I have really enjoyed it, anyways check it out if you are in need of new fantasy hit!  Also enjoying spreading the fantasy word with new Harry Potter, Wheel of Time etc badges....possibly the Usk Show may not get these....but that's what the internet is for :)  Ok back to fighting felt and sewing fingers, roll on the end of the month when I can make excuses and escape to fighting vampires, being a socialite and living with my mates and being kooky! Yey!