Welcome to the wonderful world of Jorpins! Here you will find note books, pin cushions, softies and more, all designed and hand made by me with love and care. Jorpins is inspired by my love of felt, fabric and embroidery (and my slight obsession with owls...). Thanks for stopping by, I do hope you find something you like!
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These handmade tags will add a lovely po
Posted on July 27, 2014 | 3:20 am
As mentioned in my last post I've made a
Posted on July 18, 2014 | 11:01 pm
A few days ago I wrote a post about the important role that photos can play in our memories and our sense of self. I wrote about how they...
Posted on July 15, 2014 | 11:02 pm
I've just got back from five chilly but beautiful nights in Tasmania with my good friend Shannon and my loan Olympus OM-D...
Posted on July 8, 2014 | 9:07 pm
Hong Kong is a ridiculously photogenic city. Yes, there's the neon and that iconic skyline and those incredible views. But there's also the clash of old and new, and the rush of such a densely populated place - it's a street photographers dream, really. And then there's the surprisingly beautiful spots far from the skyscrapers; lakes and waterfalls ...
Posted on July 8, 2014 | 12:30 am
More words of wisdom from the Instagram account of @joshjohnson, under a 'Josh's Journal' post titled Worry is Camera Kryptonite. Says it all...
Posted on July 2, 2014 | 10:25 pm
Do you ever get overwhelmed by a craving for a particular food or ingredient? When the desire, the need, for that particular thing is so strong that you have no choice but to go out and procure it, and possibly waste a day googling related recipes? This happens to me on a fairly regular basis. So here's some *Things I'm Currently Obsessed With, the food...
Posted on June 29, 2014 | 1:54 am
Posted on June 24, 2014 | 3:22 am
I've been struggling with creating a Typography Tuesday post for some months now because most of my favourite literary quotes aren't really appropriate for this kind of thing. They tend to fall in to the 'life/love is hard and confusing and complex and we're all going to die but isn't it a wonderful, wonderful ride' category, rather than the 'yay everything ...
Posted on June 18, 2014 | 2:56 am
Posted on June 10, 2014 | 8:30 pm
One of the big reasons you don't see me round here quite so much as I'd like is because of the visual wonderland that is Instagram. I've spurned Twitter, turned my back on Facebook (sort of...), and neglected my blog for the love of this not so little part of the social media world.Contrary to some popular opinion it is not all about selfies and feet and...