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Dragon chooses the Dragonfly

Published on 14th July 2014

Wow..... What an amazing week!!Every Sunday for the last 22 months I have tweeted former Dragon's Den entrepreneur Theo Paphitis in the hope of being picked as one of his favourite 6 business of the week.  During this time I have made a number of friends who formed a group… read more


Published on 3rd April 2014

I have news!  Several pieces actually!I know I haven't appeared to be around much lately, but have been so busy behind the scenes I haven't managed to peek round the blog door for absolutely ages!!  My day job is hectic at the moment because exam season is just round the… read more

Trying something new

Published on 13th October 2013

I have been trying out a few new things recently.One being hand-stamping on metal...I saved up all my birthday money in August to get some tools from the USA and despite smacking my thumb with a 1lb hammer (ouch!!) I am simply loving it!! I am now hand-stamping my own… read more

Flu and Snowmageddon

Published on 17th March 2013

 I found myself asking early this week 'Why oh why did I not get my Flu jab this winter?????'   I got struck down last Friday and spent the next 5 days in bed.  Missing out on the worst snow storm to hit Jersey in 40 years!!!  Still feeling weak… read more

Cold enamelling

Published on 2nd December 2012

Happy Sunday everyone!Today I have been playing about with my Cold enamelling Kit from Homecrafts Direct.  Haven't had a great deal of time lately to devote to it, but I thought I'd have a quick go.  The kit comes in a neat little box and contains everything you need to start… read more

One happy little dragonfly

Published on 18th November 2012

Hey!! Apologies in advance for the short post, but I am SHATTERED!!  Have been at a 2 day craft fair and had a ball!!  Great atmosphere, a high turnout and people spending...The perfect weekend!!  I also took a fairly large order that will keep me busy for a while...Happy Happy days!!Here's… read more

Post London 2012 Blues

Published on 10th September 2012

Ohhhh I am missing the Paralympics already.   I was as gripped by the amazing sportsmen and women in the last 11 days as I was by the Olympics last month.  It's been a truly brilliant summer of sport  In fact it's been a great summer to be British!!  Need… read more

Cullinan Diamonds and Tea with the Queen

Published on 25th August 2012

Wooooh....what a hectic couple of weeks!!  We spent the middle week and a bit of August in the UK visiting family and friends as well as some of the sights!  On the 11th My Dad got married to Anne, it was a lovely sunny day and a good time was… read more

Welcome to The Lilac Dragonfly

Published on 27th May 2012

Good evening/morning/afternoon depending on when you read this!!Welcome along to the revamped website/blog!   Well after a good month or so The Lilac Dragonfly is in business.  If you didn't know, I discovered that I didn't have the correct paperwork for running a business in Jersey.  In putting this straight it… read more