Entries by Ann Rippin

Sorry I’ve been so silent

  I know it’s been a very long time since I posted anything.  I have been having trouble with the website as I am so tech hopeless.  I think I might be on the brink of sorting this out, or the website will disappear altogether.  So fingers crossed. In the meantime, if you want to […]

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Snowdrop collar

This is my new dog model, Chomsky, name chosen by the Medieval Historian, so we should be grateful that it’s not Egburt or Wizzo, who really did exist.  I took Chomsky out on a frankly less than tremendous photo shoot this week.  I thought we might get a nice shot in the cafe in the […]

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New Year’s Day Dolls

Every year I make a doll on New Year’s Day.  The only rule is that they have to be achievable on one day and they have to say something about the past year or the one to come. It’s interesting to look back over the many years I have been doing this.  It really shows […]

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Ring pillows for the wrinklies

This post is about more work for my other role in life, that of humanist celebrant doing weddings and namings. I was thinking about older brides in particular after leafing through another wedding magazine.  There really are only fresh-faced, porcelain-skinned young women in them.  You would be excused for thinking that no older women ever […]