>Well the cardboard pyramid is proving to be as strong as I hoped – the boys find it greatly entertaining as they find new holes through which they can poke things. The sooner I finish and seal it off the better. Today I’ve been thinking about the table top. I’m making up a frame that… Continue reading >The Equivalancy of Triangles
>Well I let the glue set for all of its 24 hours to be on the safe side, because I was nervous about folding it up into a pyramid. I could see that it would just want to spring apart and it felt very stiff. Luckily I had scored the tabs and it folded up… Continue reading >Cardboard Pyramid
>I’ll upload the photos later, but I have made progress on my next cardboard coffee table. I have marked out the four big triangles and promised middle DS (aged 5) that we’ll build the pyramid tomorrow. And I’ve cut the joints on another crosspiece. Because of the added wood this is shaping up to be… Continue reading >Lots of progress
>Well after a good few days off, what with Christmas and school holidays I have finally got back into it. Wrote nearly 1,000 words this evening while waiting for middle son to go off to sleep. I’ve been writing the Dark Ages bit of my novel, which is starting to come together now!
>Well had a good day today. Helene came over today to learn about winemaking. Together, we bottled up the elderberry and blackberry. And we got the rowan berry wine strained off and into an air-locked demi-john. While this was going on I was simmering four pounds of damsons which are now sitting in a brewing… Continue reading >Winemaking