Sunday Selection: Lots of Thornton

Not sure whether I am going to make this a regular Sunday series, but the idea came to me when I was wondering what I should post today. As you may have noticed, I am trying to post daily at the moment – kind of making up for the lack of more RA focussed blogs.…

Happy Spring!

Spring may have finally arrived in Ireland. It was mild and sunny yesterday, I went straight from my winter coat to wearing no coat at all. And I needed my sunglasses! Today the family is going to convene to go to my in-laws. I think there will be traditional lamb with mint sauce for lunch,…

The Fan A to Z – #Y

With London out of the way, I continue through the last couple of letters of the Fan Challenge now. Y – Choose a work of art or a song that reminds you of RA Only one???????? The easy answer is this song and because of this exact fan video. I even bought the song download…

Written Fan Art Compilation

For a little change of topic, I am leaving the remaining three (!) fan challenge letters aside today. Ha! Can’t believe I am finally getting nearer to completing it. My own dilettante fan fiction prompts have heeded some return… I was absolutely thrilled to read how JennyS’s continued my Raybo idea… My prompt in italics,…

#FlatRichie Goes Transatlantic – Again

Instead of the Saturday round-up, here is the latest update on the whereabouts of the most elusive of all Richies – the Flat version with his cardboard entourage. The latest news have come in, and here is a quick geographical overview: All those crisscrossing red lines are getting a bit difficult to interpret, so I’ll…

OT: Happy Mail

Are you all familiar with the term happy mail? I came across the term on Youtube, where you can actually find many, many videos that show the exploits of happy mail: Especially in the crafting community, happy mail is basically an unsolicited shipment of an odd assortment of material, gifts and surprises. Strictly speaking, happy…

The Fan A to Z – #S

Have you noticed it? Guylty has been writing daily posts the last week, owing to the fact that I have not enough paid work and there for more time for my hobby. How are we coping with the onslaught? I’m happy experimenting with it, and am surprised to find that I actually have enough to…