Silver initial stamp ring

Silver Ring Workshop

Years ago, I trained as an industrial designer. As part of my college course I got to use all sorts of workshop tools: pillar drills, lathes (metal and wood), circular saws, plus welding and soldering equipment.

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Geometric tote bag

Geometric Bags

One day I’ll get to Tokyo. To be honest though, I don’t know if I’ll cope with the stimulation of sights, smells, sounds and shopping unfamiliar to a hick from the Isle of Wight.

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The Good Life

Middle age is the new black

Do you remember when part-time Isle of Wight resident Alan Titchmarsh was all over the telly and it was proclaimed that gardening was the new sex? Or how about that time we eschewed broccoli for almonds as the new superfoods. Well, continuing the theme, we’re declaring that middle age is the new black. Or something.

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