04/02/2011 New Look Office Coming Together

Nearly there now – the old doddery table has gone and is replaced by a brand new boardroom table and some lovely new black leather type chairs – nice enough for us to schedule a meeting especially to use them!! Lynbrook office supplies from Chorley – (http://www.lynbrookofficesupplieschorley.co.uk/ if you’re looking …

28/01/2011 Table Issues

Oh dear – following on from my last post, we had a new table delivered yesterday (somewhere for visiting students to put their work and us to leave various things lying around on!).  Was it ready to use?  Of course not – far too easy! We need to have our endurance …

25/01/2011 Office Refurb Upheavel

Well, it started with needing a new office chair, which was duly ordered.  Then it was decided that we needed all new chairs in order to co-ordinate.  Next mats had been mentioned (to fit underneath the chairs to keep out tootsies warm in this freezing cold UK weather) so they …

19/01/2011 Type/Script Exhibition at Chapel Gallery

My first degree was in design and I LOVE graphic images, particularly writing or text based ones, so this exhibition at our local gallery in Ormskirk really caught my eye.  If you’re local, then it’s definately worth a visit.  They also have a really nice cafe, so plan to partake of a lovely …

11/01/2011 Valentine’s Day Competition Going Live

Only just managed to suface from under the post Christmas backlog for long enough to blog today……so much work waiting for us on our return to the office last Tuesday! Today we’ve been working on our Valentine’s Day competition – any textile work you have (or want to work new) that incorporates a …

Next Year’s Calender

We’ve been putting out thinking caps on in the office this morning – our ‘big idea’ is to work at least 12 months ahead and devise a ‘calender’ of events which will be mainly online so that all students and other facebookers with an interest in textiles can join in, …

Brochure Design – hard work!

Yesterday and today have been mainly spent working on a new pdf brochure to send out via email to prospective students enquiring about courses.The theory goes that it would also be good to get the same brochure done in hard copy for those who prefer their details posted, so this …

Alice Kettle’s Exhibition

Just realised that its nearly over and I still haven’t managed to see Alice Kettle’s Exhibition. If any of you have a little time on your hands and want to visit a beautiful part of the country, then why not go along and stop off at Kirby Lonsdale for a …

Skyped Out!

A really interesting week speaking to our 23 research group students. Needless to say I’m skyped out! All are just starting certificate in embroidery and with half supporting each other via a closed Facebook site as well as collaborating on some parts of their course research. I’ve been phoning everyone …