Emerging From the Wood

I’ve been watching Britain’s Best Woodworker on television recently. Amateur woodworking enthusiasts compete in various challenges to create everything from furniture to dolls houses. This week’s challenge to create an animal sculpture, saw three of the five contestants work with an individual trunk from an oak tree, complete with bark. While two had sketches toContinue reading “Emerging From the Wood”

The Scent of Time Passing

I’m writing this a week after the end of British Summer Time and the evenings are drawing in. As usual, I’ve numbered the days on my calendar, starting with 51 for October 31st when the clocks changed, working down to 0 on December 21, the shortest day and a significant milestone if I’m battling SeasonalContinue reading “The Scent of Time Passing”