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Diamonds for a 60th wedding anniversary

How wonderful to be celebrating 60 very happy years of marriage!  

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I didn’t expect to talk about dinosaurs!

When reviewing the papers on BBC Sussex I came across an extraordinary story about a dinosaur.  I’d still like to know why he was called Alun!

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Canny cubby storage

When I saw this piece of wood the grain immediately suggested a view of the desert! Perhaps not obvious to everyone…

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Beginners bow making workshop

On a sunny Saturday morning I welcomed a lovely group of ladies to a bow making workshop.  

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Time for a shelfie?

I travelled to Dublin to help Gerry and his wife arrange their new home.  

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My first bowl made on a wood turning lathe

It was beyond exciting, and somewhat scary, when I decided to try my hand at wood turning on a lathe.  

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Shopping for Anna’s new home

When Anna decided to move from the family home she and her late husband had lived in for more than half a century she asked for my help.  

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A fave find at Top Drawer 2019

Among my top 5 fave finds at Top Drawer 2019 was giftwrap designed by Katie Leamon.  

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Wrapping on the radio!

Last time I talked to Allison Ferns on BBC Sussex I was sitting on the roof of Tate Modern.

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Wrapping by royal command?!!

I’m not sure why the Daily Mail chose that title but…

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