Author Archives: Margy

A Ghostly Paw Print

if you have been visiting.  this blog for a while, you will know that my name is gHosT (the dog).  i am the blog owners grand-dog.  it has been a while.   since I told you one of my stories. you might remember that I sometimes have a small problem.  with authority.  i’ve had a few […]
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What Does Enough Look Like?

The Car Guy retired permanently a few years ago. He thought we’d have enough money and he knew his body and brain were no longer interested in the work routine.  I sort of retired when he did, though my career as a stay-at-home domestic ‘manager’, wasn’t one I could just walk away from. (Well, I […]
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Stephen Fry Quotations

An original idea. That can’t be too hard. The library must be full of them. How can I tell you what I think until I’ve heard what I’m going to say? I don’t need you to remind me of my age. I have a bladder to do that for me. If ignorance is bliss, why […]
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Christmas Tangle 2019 – Red Berry Tree

I heard the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet The words repeat Of peace on earth, good-will to men! – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – May the Christmas season fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. From Margy and The Car Guy […]
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Book Fold Angel – Decorated

The Book Fold Angel is finished. I added curly paper hair, a halo, and a ribbon around the neck. How to Make the Curly Hair I used two book pages to make the hair. I trimmed the margins off of the top, bottom and one side of the page, and left a small margin on […]
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Santa Claus – About the Reindeer

The Original Eight Reindeer Santa Claus began his association with Reindeer in 1821 – an event that was chronicled in a narrative published by a New York printer in a booklet called ‘A New Year’s Present’: Old Santeclaus with much delight His reindeer drives this frosty night. O’er chimneytops, and tracks of snow, To bring […]
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The Piano Guys – All I Want for Christmas… is LEGO!

The Piano Guys – but  in a LEGO video! How many snippets of iconic Christmas Movies can you find in this video? Which is your favourite LEGO Mini-figure?

The Piano Guys – Christmas Songs Linked to Holiday Light Display

In these videos, The Piano Guys instruments are linked to 500,000 Christmas lights through 4,900 digital channels. The Light Show was created by: Production/Controls: Jason Ellsworth and Kyle Ottman Electrical and Lighting: Drew Buck Additional Programming: Tom BetGeorge

Literary Origami – Folded Book Angel

This is one of the easiest Book Fold Projects I’ve found so far. If you would like to try it, the instructions are below. (Be sure to read the Book Folding 101 post first if you have never folded a book.) 1.  The book – mine was almost 180 pages long (90 leaves). If your […]
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Literary Origami – Book Folding 101

I wanted to show you how to make a Folded Book Angel – but there are a few things you might want to know before you try this: 1. There are no hard and fast rules for Book Folding! It is kind of a free-form craft. There are a few techniques, however, that make it […]
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