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Friday''s child...

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Matthew Long

28 May 2010

... is loving and giving. Well, not sure what I can write about that, but Friday is going to be a day that gives me lots of fun, as I"m off to the workshop to finish off my mini projects, and I will love making them. (So it sort or works.) Another fun part will be testing F&C editor Derek"s  ...

Wednesday''s child is full of woe

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Matthew Long

26 May 2010

Let"s face it, Wednesday is an irritating day to work. It"s neither the beginning, nor the end, of the week, and is just one of those days that you just get through. And I think everyone feels the same way. In our office one of my colleagues is feeling poorly, and there"s that hangdog fe ...

Photos frustration

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Matthew Long

21 May 2010

Sometimes, it has to be said, this job can be frustrating. And one of the main frustrations is to do with submitted projects and the photographs. I get projects submitted quite regularly to go in the magazine that can"t be used. And it"s not because it is not a great article or project. Ofte ...

Komedy woodworking

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Matthew Long

19 May 2010

Last Saturday, I attended a comedy evening in Brighton. And it was a great laugh all the way through... I haven"t chuckled so much in ages. There was one downside to this, however, in that I made the mistake of sitting at a table right by the stage. Now, I"ve been to Komedia"s Krater Com ...

Friday fun

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Matthew Long

14 May 2010

Well, issue 43 is nearly together, and issue 42, the shed special issue, has been delivered. Gotta say it, but issue 42 is looking really good. We"ve tried something a bit different, and given the whole shed thing a bit of a twist. Go out and buy it, and see what you think. I"d love to hear  ...

Modern art

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Matthew Long

11 May 2010

I was up in London over the weekend, and visited the Tate Modern. I"m by no means particularly knowledgeable about art, but have visited the place quite frequently in the past when I used to live in London. The interesting thing that struck me about this latest visit was the effect working for W ...

Back at the workbench

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Matthew Long

5 May 2010

Well, having returned from a lovely bank holiday break, even if the weather was changeable to say the least, it was fun to get back to making my dining room mini projects. Even if it did take a little while to get going after the one or two beers I had over the holiday. Yesterday I tried a new decor ...

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