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2013 in review

January 6, 2014

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it would take about 25 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

A Long Time Hence

January 24, 2013

I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted on here, but I just have to share this!

The British Museum has a new exhibition opening soon on Ice Age sculptures! Wow!

Ice age carving of a bison from the forthcoming exhibition at the British Museum

More information at this link.

2012 in review

December 30, 2012
mixed preform cabochons, round stone cabochons

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 1,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 3 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

The Tubing Book: Now in Paperback

July 20, 2012

It’s here! The book on How To Bend Tubing is now available in paperback.

You can get it from CreateSpace right now, or wait a week or so until it’s available on Amazon. The Kindle edition is already online.

tubular belle, turquoise, silver, tube, saxophone

Tubular Belle – Turquoise

Now, back to the seaglass…

Update: The Tubing Book

July 15, 2012
Seaglass Stopper (Open)

I’ve had the ebook version of “How To Bend Tubing” out for about a year now (really?) and thought it was about time I produced a print version. This is in hand, and will be announced shortly, but as I haven’t blogged for a while I thought I’d mention it.

The ebook will be going up on Smashwords soon too, so those of you with Nooks and Kobos and Apple devices will be able to download it without selling your soul to Amazon. But don’t let me stop you if that’s your thang…

Seaglass: Back At The Soldering Block

June 7, 2012

I just love the contrast of textures in this photo:

Bezel of silver on charred soldering block

Some things improve with age…

North American Seaglass Festival, September

May 24, 2012

The North American Seaglass Festival 2012 – it’s worthwhile just clicking on the link for some gorgeous eye candy, seaglass style.

Seaglass! Festival! North America... :(


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