#2019RABirthdayAuctions Start Tomorrow

This weekend the fun starts: So, in case you haven’t quite caught the gist of it: The fan auctions in honour of RA’s birthday will start tomorrow and run until Tuesday to facilitate transferring the donation on Richard’s birthday on Thursday. Richard once said about gifts “I do, however, wish to ask, (…) as I…

We Are Going to Have a Party!

Have you already been waiting for the announcement? All year I have been sent donations in the shape of fan items for what has become an annual event: The RA Birthday Auctions Now going into their fourth year, the birthday auctions are a fun community event, driven by fans, with the objective of raising funds…

44 Days Until

After the excitement of looking into Richard’s heart and the discussion following on from that, I really needed a rest day today. So just a minor post today. 44 days until… what? I love Schnapszahlen. For once the German word is actually shorter and more evocative than the English translation: a number with all digits…

If You’re Happy, Put A Flower Crown On It

Like this, for instance Embed from Getty Images Seriously. Is there anything more joyful than a flower crown? Look, it’s summer, the sun shines, Richard’s latest audio book is on my ears, and tomorrow I am going on a little mini break to Germany. So I thought I’d put a flower crown on it. On…

Crafting for Fan Friends: “Thornton’s Signature”

Today I am doing something I usually don’t: I am going to show you something that I have made, but *before* it has arrived at the recipient. Those of you who have been following Flat Richie, know that my latest crafty obsession are junk journals. The little log book that is accompanying Flat Richie, is…

A Note on Fan Item Recycling

Do you realise it is only four and a half months until the next birthday auction? Hahaha, sorry, just kidding you. It’s not as if I am really planning ahead at this stage. But I *am* assuming that there will be demand for another birthday auction this year, again??? Not least because I received two…

The Fan A to Z – #R

Oops, here’s something that should long be buried and done. But since I can’t leave this unfinished, I am going to quickly get through the last of the questions in 2019. OTPs – what is your favourite pairing of RA’s past work? Is there any couple I really truly ship? When looking at the bigger…