Mavis is Free!

We escaped to the countryside on the weekend to see if we could get my little sis and her husband into our exciting new obsession with geocaching. We started at Great Witcombe Roman Villa and then headed off into the woods … Chris had scorched some hitch-hikers for travel bug dog tags and we decided … Read moreMavis is Free!

A custom piece, custom made for you, the customer.

If you’re wondering about the process of turning your idea into an actual factual fire and wood item, have a read of this post, because I’m about to attempt to explain it. First off, I think, is the important aspect of the price. You want to know how much this is going to cost before … Read moreA custom piece, custom made for you, the customer.


Japanese Kanji derives from its root language of Chinese, which is one of a very small number of distinct languages. Chinese has no pre-cursor, and no external influence, meaning it developed in isolation as a unique and pure form of communication. Kanji are essentially pictographic symbols, similar in function to Egyptian hieroglyphs. However, kanji are … Read moreKanji

Keyrings for the Kids

Recently my whole family came to visit us here in wonderful Wales, and afterwards my sister-in-law Georgina asked me to do some keyrings for my nephew Oscar and a couple of his friends. Oscar and Harry love planes (and cars), and Lottie’s mum and dad have a camper van, so I knew exactly how to … Read moreKeyrings for the Kids

It’s Halloween Again!

Just like last year Halloween has been booked again for October 31st, so I hope everyone has got their spoooky moustaches and scaaary socks ready. If you don’t have a terrifying moustache or some blood curdling socks then why not celebrate pumpkin season with a fun Halloween sign. I’ve had a custom order request on … Read moreIt’s Halloween Again!

What a Week

This has been a really good week. First off is the plaque I was commissioned to do by the Ystradgynlais Volunteer Centre for their honorary president Margaret Thomas. Margaret has been diagnosed with cancer and it was very important for the centre to do something special for her, as she has been instrumental in the … Read moreWhat a Week


I love butterflies so we planted a butterfly bush in the hopes of attracting them, but all we ever saw was the odd passerby. Until this week. One day they just started turning up and now we have hundreds of them checking out the butterfly bush and covering another nearby, presently unidentified, shrub (if you … Read moreButterflypalooza