Catching up

I’m trying to catch up with my blogs…. back in November we were invited to friend car design engineer Professor Gordon Murray’s retrospective on all the cars he has designed over 50 years. It was such an impressive sight to see them all collected together in one place, I think even he was amazed at…

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A day at the races.

The soap-box cart-race day has been and gone, and I have only just found time to write and show the photos. The theme this year was ‘musicals’ and Graham chose “Springtime for Hitler”, which , strictly speaking is a musical within a musical. The cart’s dimensions and weight have to be kept scrupulously within the…

The Puppet Challenge-part 6, and my first drive in the jellymould!

          Clive Hicks-Jenkins has very kindly devoted a whole post to my efforts for the Puppet Challenge Exhibition; he has edited them nicely to contain the whole conception from start to finish: from the storyboard, through the drawing stage and onward to construction and presentation. I felt compelled to create the storyboard in order to get to know the character,…