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Gonna get myself together

Listening endlessly to David Bowie albums. Sculpting strange little dolls. Thinking about masks, theatre, and wondering if I am what I think I am. Or maybe I’m something else entirely. Watching myself from the ceiling and wondering what on earth … Continue reading

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The birth canal is getting a bit crowded…

I’m not sure if it’s purely the by-product of me being disorganised, or if it’s because I am being overrun by new ideas popping into my head on a daily basis, or if it has something to do with the … Continue reading

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The Bedraggled of Trippet Castle

The Bedraggled These are a tribe of Lost Dolls – over the years they have been accidentally left outside the castle walls in the surrounding park land or on the small almost-forgotten beach, during picnics or trips out, or sometimes … Continue reading

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More goings on at Trippet Castle

I know I’ve been a bit quiet lately – but trust me, I’ve been busy. A very lovely lady and her handsome husband paid the Ryepress Gallery a little visit a few weekends back – and they really gelled with … Continue reading

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Alys

Alys knitted tiny hats which she liked to place on cats until one day little Tiddles bit her for placing bonnets on her litter. Alys, injured, slowly crawled through the doors and down the hall. And we found her decades … Continue reading

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A sorry little tale

Meet one of the Trippet Castle ghosts. No one knows their names, but they inhabit the castle in the same way as all the other dolls, visitors, (and the owners, of course), and they have as much right to be … Continue reading

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Christmas fairy

Christmas fairy complete with wand – and underwear!

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little bride doll

i made this one this morning as an experiment – partly because the couple downstairs are getting married today . i thought maybe a little bride doll waiting for them when they come back would be cute. she is made … Continue reading

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Aoife – art doll

This is Aoife who, unfortunately has had a slight accident. Not that you can tell by looking, but trust me she is both physically and emotionally fragile. Due to this fragility she doesn’t go out much – she prefers to … Continue reading

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Yseult

Talking ’bout Monroe and walking on Snow White, New York’s a go-go and everything tastes right… SO theatrical! Hangs about in the wings at every opportunity, dressing up in the cast off scraps she scavenges in the costume department. Her … Continue reading

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