Summer News
I turned 50 in2016 and wanted to mark the occasion with doing lots of lovely things and explore new directions in my work by taking a creative sabatical. Two pieces I am particularly pleased with are the Lapwing automata and Pecking Blue Tit on a milk bottle. The Lapwing is a one off but I have turned 10 Sycamore Milk bottles so a batch run will be made of the tits and available in the future to buy.

2015 Highlight - Hebden Bridge Twin Towns.
I was delighted to be asked by Hebden Bridge Town Council to Make three Automata to celebrate the towns twinning with St Pol and Warstien. Each to be identical and presented to the Mayors when they visited. The characters were to represent the three people types of the towns.
Archive News 2016
Pecking Hens in Octobers edition of Crafts.
MOMENTS AND MAKERS Annabelle Campbell picks out seven key moments in the extraordinary history of automata.

May 2015 - My home is featured in the Yorkshire Post
'Inside the doll's house'