Sunday, 1 January 2012
It seems so long ago now that i spent an afternoon casually wandering down St Peter's street market in the sun...as far as blogging is concerned i appear to have a fair bit of catching up to do. Things reached a sort of stalemate, i guess around August 21st (!), and nothing much has happened since then and nor did i ever get round to writing about the things that had happened prior to that. I think i'll just hope that, firstly, i'll actually get my head back into blogging and then, secondly, once i've finished catching up on things from 317 years ago, there'll be something new happening to keep things going. Fingers and toes.
Trying to throw my memory way back to June 26th, the St Peter's street Market was the first of its ilk that i'd been to in Ipswich despite I Make Fun Stuff having started the craft markets back in 2009. It was a lovely laid back atmosphere with a nice array of food and crafty-bits to peruse. I believe there was also an arts show along the waterfront which, preluded by a walk through the stalls and followed by a nice cold beer in the sun, fitted in rather nicely.
Of course, I found several things to catch my eye and, amongst other bits, bought a couple of badges and hair clips. Some of my favourite local crafty-creators that i discovered are:
Dizzy Dizzigns - Really lovely, rustic and unique silver jewellry.
Lucie Ellen - Maker of my tea badge, a gorgeous range of wooden and ceramic jewellry.
Eclectic Eccentricity - Trinkety, story telling pieces...I love the collaboration of all sorts of little bits.
House of Ismay - Handmade notebooks and jewelry using reclaimed vintage materials.
Cuppa Tea and Cake - Title says it all!
Oh, and Happy New Year!