Category Archives: making art

Turtles all the way down.

Only being subjected to British confectionary for 90% of my life meant that I had no idea what Turtles were when my friend K asked me how to make them. Apparently they’re an American/Canadian sweetie made from chocolate, caramel and … Continue reading

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40things: chocbots!

Back in September I ran a bunch of workshops on how to make a chocolate robot. It was part of Cornucopia Leeds (and was reviewed), a food festival held in the bottom of the corn exchange which had all kinds … Continue reading

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40Things: sur Ilkley Moor sans chapeau.

One of my 40things is to do some volunteerings. One of the things I help out at is Thought Bubble, so in order to do something new I thought I’d be a volunteer for the Tour de France Grand Depart … Continue reading

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Speaking out loud: some videos where I do just that thing.

(Last updated: July 20th 2015) It occurred to me that I don’t have a definitive list of the videos that involve me speaking to an audience. This is remiss, so the fix is here. Cake: (I re-did cake for both … Continue reading

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Some Reasons Why I do Analogue Photography.

This morning I was idly looking at twitter when I saw someone say “Why would anyone want to explore analogue photography? You don’t find gamers wanting to play with pacman anymore. Or do you?” This, to me, is rantbait. You … Continue reading

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Messing about in boats, 2013 edition

Last year I got a little more exercise than I planned to one evening when I was a bit late getting to Rodley for a boat trip courtesy of Exposure Leeds and All Hands on Deck. I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Red shirts and burning by degrees.

See if you can pick me out. Go on. This is the remnants of the Redshirts – volunteers – after packing up at Thought Bubble. I had a great time helping out, although was knackered by the end of the … Continue reading

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