Sad but true, baby harp seals up until fairly recently were hunted for their pelts – the fashion industry could not get enough of them: While seal hunting still continues today for food, oil and pelts, the clubbing of baby harp seals has largely been banned.
Leafing through “Origami Sequence” by Quentin Trollip, I am struck by the quality and quantity of amazing designs packed into that book, and the range of skills his models brings to the table. There is this house, at work, that has a Timber Wolf as their house mascot, so I have been on the look […]
Pressed with something to make and tired and shagged out after a busy week I stumbled across this model and thought I would give it a go: I have seen kids using a mini-skateboard (tech deck I think they are called) and am amazed that this model is a fairly complete imitation of one, including wheels, trucks […]
When we were growing up, we had Basset hounds – lovely droopy, pendulous eared dogs. Mum had one called Rebecka, my sister had one called Cleo. Now I am not a “dog person” but these old ladies were different, they were family: It is Mum’s Birthday ***HAPPY BIRTHDAY MUM*** She is on the other side of […]