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new phonecase



since Windows has decided in 2016 to stop supporting 8.1 mobile and has stopped mobile phones altogether with support for 10 mobile ending 2019 I splashed out on a used last model Lumia 950. It’s not as good as my lovely 1020, but apps are dying on me, so to be prepared a new case had to be made. This time with driftwood gathered years ago and some pencil laminate left over from the ring project.

horse’s new friend

horseandparrot

the horse has acquired a new friend over Christmas, a dutch speaking parrot making a lot of noise.

solar panel live

tortoise sundial

I have been watching our tortoises angling themselves at the sun every sunny winter day for a long time now and decided to do some approximate measurements yesterday. Based on this there must be a business idea in the rental of tortoises to installers of solar panels and the like. Inquiries and cost estimates here.

japanese paper

origami earrings1

found some scraps of real Japanese paper and made some earrings and a pin for Christmas gifts. The papers are so beautiful, one can look at them for ages and still not get enough.

horse baroque

saddle 5

another up-cycle baroque project. My robot horse (from the rubbish heap), 2 worn out Desigu*l bags, bits of wood and plexiglass cut off pieces, an old belt all together make up my new side table for a large portion of my painting and drawing utensils.

The saddle itself was inspired by an 18th century Japanese saddle seen on the net.