what a funny turn


I’ve lost track of time and dates. This always happens when I finish college. Been keeping busy though, always something to be done around this old house! Up and going at 8:30 most mornings, even though I’ve not managed to get a summer job yet. 😦

Anyway, I’ve been meaning to write and say thank you to 

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The amazing Viking Longboat cake!

Well, we had fun, and exercised a fair bit of design skill and crafty execution at the same time! It’s made using a chocolate swiss roll, some butter icing, lego warriors, Mikado sticks, white chocolate buttons, Jazzies, blue and green laces, malteasers, and kabab sticks for the mast with a paper sail! Sure was tasty … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Nick!

So here it is, another year gone by! And what’s he doing today? Well, at the moment he’s gone to chat to someone at the bank. Such fun!But a great job opportunity has come up in Somerset for Nick to work at a forge there.Perfect timing too as he’s just finished his degree!The date has … Continue reading

This week, and next. And a bit after too.

It’s been a funny sort of week. Lots has happened even though it still feels like I’m waiting for something to happen. Nick has been away for New Designers Show in London (showcasing his blacksmithing work) since last weekend. And while he’s away I’ve been getting all the stuff ready for his birthday next week! … Continue reading

Two Colour Litho Prints

I haven’t managed to get around to screen printing yet, but I did have a go a Litho Printing which I’d never done before! I drew (badly) Moomintroll dancing, and then printed a sailing boat (one of the designs for the baby book!) So here’s how you do it: To make a 2-colour litho print, … Continue reading

A baby is born!

My boyfriends brothers girlfriend (got that?) surprised us all and decided to go into labour today! (Only 5 days earlier than expected.) Welcome to this crazy world little boy! Well done to your mummy and congratulations x Edit on 3 July: He’s been named as Finley Alexander George.

Young Francesca

This photo was made by one of my favourite photographers; Francesca Woodman.She was a big inspiration behind my project Could It be Madness – This? (You can find a few pics from this on my website http://www.jadeclemens.com )It’s such a shame she isn’t here today. Who knows what she could have accomplished, if only she … Continue reading