Category Archives: hobbies

MCM Comiccon

We’re back now from MCM London Comiccon, and aside from the exhaustion of being in our feet for most of the last 96 hours or so we’re still buzzing. The last few times we’ve been there, we didn’t really know … Continue reading

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MCM Preparations

We’re now in the final week before MCM Comiccon at the Excel Centre. Our hotel was booked some time ago, our costumes are… mostly ready, and we’ve been chatting online with and getting to know people in the UK Cosplay … Continue reading

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Inktober Shenanigans

I seem to have been drafted into taking part in this year’s Inktober – a challenge to draw and post a picture every day. But wait, I hear you say – only one picture? Who are you kidding? It’s getting … Continue reading

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Wand Prop update

I spent a couple of hours the other day painting the prototype wand that I’ve started making for MCM Comiccon later this year. It’s a simple enough process but has proved very effective at helping to focus past the extremely … Continue reading

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Props and Cosplays

We’re going to MCM Comiccon in October, and the cosplay bug is enveloping the household. Lady M is ransacking fabric shops and swearing over the sewing machine, while I’ve been experimenting with prop making and customisation. Lady M has been … Continue reading

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MCM London October 2015

We’re collapsed on the sofa right now, aching and tired from a long day at MCM London ComicCon. Like any convention, there have been frustrations and unexpected joys, but over all it has been a joy. We went in costume … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Hooligans

These weekends, where I work on a Saturday, make my Sundays even more precious. I’m aware of how little time there is before going back to open the library and so there’s a battle between wanting to curl up and … Continue reading

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