Workshops

The Power of Mask Making

Charlotte Tiley | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Charlotte Tiley

It is a very personal journey to make your own mask and I have seen a pattern emerge over the years of observing people make their totem piece - the mask takes form and then the maker cannot help but reveal a part of themselves through the design, build and decoration.

Is Taxidermy a 'Girl Thing'?

Margot Magpie | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get called a lot of things by taxidermy enthusiasts, animal-rights activists, and the media. I'm apparently an instructor, an expert, a hipster, an animal hater, a sicko, a stuffer...but one of the most puzzling things I have been called recently is a "woman taxidermist" and I get asked the same question time and time again "Why are so many women taking up taxidermy classes?".

A Mindfulness Approach to Observing Raisins

Luke Morris | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Luke Morris

So, you've made it. A year of hard work and stress, with barely a break. But finally - that thing at work taken care of - a train, a flight and a cab ride later, you're on HOLIDAY! You stroll down to the beach and, sand under foot, your first sunset in god-knows-how-long.

Can You Teach Funny?

Lynne Parker | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Comedy
Lynne Parker

I believe that most of us have the ability to be funny. By funny I mean the ability to make other people laugh, smile or react with amusement. We are all born with it - that little bit of crazy which we have as kids but slowly leaves us as we learn the rules of life.

Can Women Be Funny at Work?

Lynne Parker | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lynne Parker

It's my personal view that all the while the men are busy bantering with each other at work they are missing out on some of the richest, funniest and, dare I say, filthiest observational comedy that comes naturally to women. The men don't get a look in! Humour is very definitely part of a women's method of communicating but we do it our way!