RA Pocket Shrine 235/? – Fishy

It’s time I finally post this latest RAPS that has been sitting on my desk for several weeks now. The events of the last month or so put a bit of a dampener on my blogging activities, but with spring comes a fresh new urge to get back into more blog activities. My creative energy…

RA Pocket Shrine 234/? – Let’s Go Green

It’s a long-standing tradition that I always make a RAPS for Paddy’s Day. When I say long-standing… since 2016.  2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020. RA has no known connections to Ireland other than work colleagues (e.g. Orla Brady, Dervla Kirwan) and film locations (George Gently, Pligrimage) Although due to geographic proximity and historic links, almost everyone…

RA Pocket Shrine 233/? – Be Well

A little change of plan. The fish still have to wait because a surprise shrine made it faster to its destination than I thought. And seeing what tin it is in, it kind of fits today. Well, yesterday really, since it was International Women’s Day, and the design on this little tin is a classic…

RA Pocket Shrine 232/? – A-dayum

Let’s start the week with a little shrine smile. It’s Monday and I need to work. An article about woollen hats is waiting to be written. And an online test for a prospective job is also looming. As usual, I am procrastinating. That’s one thing that hasn’t changed in lockdown. But I am telling myself…

Shrine Update

Today is one of those days where I am fiddling around with what I call “replacement activities” – because I am procrastinating over the job I really need to do. I need to write an article about skiwear for my job… And so I have started off this morning with updating the shrine gallery on…

RA Pocket Shrine 230/? – Kiss with Confidence

Today is the first day of spring. In Ireland. Yes, officially. It’s St Brigid’s Day, and also the Celtic feast of Imbolc (the spring festival). This year I am opting to go for the Irish way of counting the seasons. Cos frankly, after this winter, with the darkness, the cold, the stress and the covid,…

RA Pocket Shrine 229/? – Astrov BTS

Usually I reveal the shrines *before* I throw them into an auction, but this time it somehow fell by the wayside. So I am now catching up with this shrine that I made on the occasion of Uncle Vanya being released in the cinema at the end of October. I had a cunning plan that involved…