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You know me, I love making things and getting a bit of a production line happening. I've been doing it since I was in primary school. I saw some cute little felt turtles with walnut shell backs at a market and wanted to make one for myself. They looked so... Read more →

I've been collecting various bits of paper ephemera and craft supplies for quite some time. Years in some cases. I find it impossible to walk out of an art or craft store without taking home something that may come in handy. Like the tags and labels in the above photo.... Read more →

I was so stoked when I discovered these cute little octopi online. They look a lot like the octopus that adorns the front page of the Travelling Light mini book, located in the mysterious Hall of Mirrors, which you'll find on my latest creation, The Circus of Similes. These cephalopods... Read more →

It's been a while since I got out the scissors and glue for some good old fashioned cut and paste action. There's something super satisyfing about sticking things on envelopes. Especially if you only have to do a few. It's nowhere near as fun when you have to do thousands... Read more →

I've been working on the latest attraction for my side project, The Circus of Similes. It's where poetry goes to play and where you can go to find free downloads that you can use to write your poems. I love designing and making useful objects. It used to be handmade... Read more →

The Circus of Similes, my latest invention, is bringing the carnival to the big top with its latest attraction, the Ghost Train. Not for the faint of heart, this attraction is for those mighty souls who have written a poem and want to share it with the world. You can... Read more →