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Nothing fancy, but this fella made me smile.  The wheelie bin in question belongs to an apartment building on Banister Road, W10.

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Love this little guy.  You can find him on Wedlake Street, W10, where the road meets the Ha’penny Steps.

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It pays to be eagle-eyed when you’re out and about, as street art might be hiding in the oddest places.  I was walking past an apartment building on Woodfield Road, W9, when I caught sight of something out of the corner of my eye.

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A cute bit of graffiti, lurking in the car park beneath the apartments (which are just opposite the pub, Angie’s Free House).  So I stuck my arm through the railings and got a better shot.

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Yes, I know I said no more embroidery for a while but someone requested a particular letter 🙂

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During the neverending tidy up of my studio I realised something: I have far too much paper.  Not something I ever thought I’d say, but even I have limits.  A lot of it is beautiful, and would make lovely covers for notebooks… but I could be making notebooks from dawn until dusk every day for a month and still not get through my stash.  What’s a woman to do?  I decided to make some sets of postcards from some of the paper, backing the pretty designs with some cream card.  Simple, but they look great.  There are nine sets available in my Etsy shop, all of which are a one-off.

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This is a very belated blog post, but better late than never.  A friend of mine used to own a house in Sheringham that he let to holidaymakers, and although he sold it last year I was lucky enough to stay there on a few occasions and I have some very fond memories of it (see Sunday Sketchblog #5, and Normal for Norfolk).

My fondness for the place led me to create a watercolour of it which I gave to my friend as a thank you for being such a brick and letting me have free holidays.  Andrew, you are a star (and I don’t think I’ll ever forgive you for selling it!).

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