I believe that games can be art. No really, I do. My dissertation is based around the idea that videogames need to grow up and accept criticism before they can be fully accepted as works of art. In fact I… Continue Reading
It didn’t take me long to realise that the photography industry wasn’t a great place for everyone to inhabit. I’m not going to start recounting tales of everything I’ve ever found sexist, but you’re safe to assume that there’s a… Continue Reading
Since I’ve now had my results back from my second year at university, I can post the final essay for my Culture, Gender and Sexuality module. I got 80% overall in this module – 70% is required for achieving a… Continue Reading
If you know me, you’ll know I love taking photographs. I mean, I really love taking photographs. I don’t quite make it the centre of my life, but it’s certainly very important to me. Photography has shaped my life. It… Continue Reading
5g of viola petals (10g before separating from green stems) 1 cup boiling water 1 cup sugar Put petals in bowl. Cover with boiling water. Leave to steep for several hours or overnight. Strain liquid. Place bowl of liquid over saucepan… Continue Reading
Apparently you can propagate mint and basil by just sticking them in jars of water. So that’s what I’ve done today.
I’m fucking awesome at doing everything at the last minute. Like today. I got a whole load of my costume finished. Last night I hand finished the hem’s on my murder robes – there’s about four days of hand… Continue Reading
Armour inspiration for the Mythlore Costume. Velvet/suede over leather with padding. Wet moulded leather base for the shoulders?
So… Game of Thrones happened. And the Dorne armour is beautiful. And now I need this sash to go under my belt for my Minoan costume this weekend. And Simon’s Mythlore costume needs the embroidered gambeson.
Last one for today, I think. 180ml jar. Maldon sea salt – enough to almost fill jar. Zest of two lemons. Peeled with a zester. Or grated, I guess. Put salt and lemon zest onto tray lined with greaseproof paper.… Continue Reading