What a Rush!
Moving House, Moving Schools, Building 2 glass studios. Raising 2 kids singlehandedly.
It’s easy to say the past 9 months have been intense in the most incredible way.
Lockdown hit a week after we moved house.
I honestly can say I enjoyed the time with my children. It reconnected us in a way I had not anticipated.
Slowly pieces of glass equipment began arriving over the months that followed.
The separation from the world meant I felt I had time to be prepared for the hot glass studio.
Running a busy day to day life.
Two young kids and a small business to run it can be challenging.
Throw into the mix house hunting and building a studio and you have a slow process.
With the thrill of maxing the target with the kickstarter fund raiser the new challenge that I faced was finding a place to create the studio.
The set up is quite simple and will be set up at home. My biggest hurdle has been to find a house that has a garage. No easy feat when you want to move to Derry, my home...
The tingles are still real from raising all that money for my workshop.
Its been a rollercoaster of a time since.
Ordering the furnace and kiln and getting the bench and marver custom made. These are all the things I have been so excited about and so many people have congratulated me on the success of the kickstarter.
(Minimelt, glass furnace)
The next few months are going to lay out a little like this.
Firstly I don't have a shed or garage to house the equipment. I have been trying to find...