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Apr 26, 2017

Welcome to Maryport

Welcome to Maryport – twinned with Hell! My afternoon trip to the wood yard in Maryport had to be redirected to Workington because of this massive fire! A local artificial turf factory has caught fire, thankfully no one was hurt. The huge plume of smoke was visible ever from Workington some miles down the coast. […]

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Apr 5, 2017

Wind in the Willows

When #1Daughter was doing her Graphic Design Degree she did a book project about the Wind in the Willows. Her design is up on her website at www.marthaives.com  Last year, out of the blue, she received an email from an editor at MacMillan press asking if they could use the image for a forthcoming book. […]

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Apr 5, 2017

LED Softbox

The quality of LED lighting has reached a point now where colour balance is good and the illumination is even and flicker free, great for photos and video. I bought a couple of small LED lights to try out and was very pleased with the results, especially as they were only around £35/$50 each. The […]

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Mar 10, 2017

Blank Guitar Music Sheets

Click on the images below to download a pdf file with four different sheets for all your guitar playing needs! The four sheets are a treble clef score, a tab sheet, a score and tab and finally a chord sheet. Once you have clicked on the image you can save the file and print out the […]

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Feb 11, 2017

Cork Robot

Always carry a multi-tool. I have this Leatherman Style PS on my keyring. That way, when we are out for Sister-in-law’s birthday dinner I’m able to fashion the Prosecco cork into this Cork Robot. There is a pair of pliers for bending the wire and some wire snips to cut it to length There’s even […]

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