Category Archives: papermaking

Hit the ground …

… running as soon as I got to NZ. Mark L showed me around downtown Christchurch which is still feeling the effects of the earthquake from several years ago. It really destroyed a lot of the area and much of it is still being cleared and rebuilt. Hard decisions about what historical pieces to keep… Continue Reading

Took advantage …

… of the lovely day of weather that we had last week and pulped my banana chunks. They were finally thawed out and wonderfully retted. Probably against all advice, if I had gotten any, I skipped the cooking stage and went directly to beating. Banana pieces, being so nicely ‘plumped up’ and curved, don’t like… Continue Reading

Get ready…

… For a fabulous adventure! I will be heading down under early next month for three very full months of teaching, traveling and time with friends. The piles are growing of things I need and want to take along. Making sure it all fits and comes in within the weight limit will be a trick!… Continue Reading

Images

Finally took the time to get into the iPhoto program in my new Mac.  I’ve got some image deadlines looming and I know I have some usable images on hand – just had to figure out how to get them into someone else’s hand!  I think I’m sorted.  We’ll find out for sure when I… Continue Reading