A Flight of Fancy

A Flight of Fancy

‘If your dreams don’t scare you, they are too small.’  Richard Branson Being scared is part of the creative process.  It seems to me, every time I push myself, and I mean really push myself, that’s when the fear sets in.  But it’s also...
On My Desk This Week

On My Desk This Week

‘The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the Library.’  Albert Einstein Well, I have two more books to add to my suggested Reading List.  I’m still reading The Subversive Stitch, so that will have to wait.  If you’re...
On My Desk

On My Desk

‘I do so hate finishing books.  I would like to go on with them forever.’  Beatrix Potter 1905 Beatrix, I agree with you wholeheartedly.  I adore books – they are precious reservoirs from which I quench my thirst as often as I can. So, as promised,...
Redeeming Research

Redeeming Research

If you can’t explain it simply, then you don’t understand it well enough.’  Albert Einstein I’m a firm believer in things happening for a reason and these past few months have been interesting to say the least.  I knew I wanted to start a...
Astonishing Book

Astonishing Book

‘This book is the Jane Austen of the Embroidery world in my opinion.  The writing is a little dated and flowery, but none-the-less sharply insightful, well researched and logically portrayed.  It’s gently scattered with delightfully useful and informative...