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About gillianloves

I decided there was not enough laughing in my life so I set to and started to design greeting cards in addition to my other design work. I'm happy to make people smile and to show that sending something really good takes as little effort as sending something pretty ordinary. I fully believe that if you can laugh about it someday you may as well laugh about it today. And also that we are just about as happy as we try to be. But you should know, Pollyanna I'm not. Even I might want to slap her after a day or so.

Has anyone ever told you… you could be a model baby, oh yeah

So I get myself set up to do a little product photography… I’ll give you a hint.  It’s a tail. “Oh hello. There you are. I’ve been freaking INVISIBLE behind here.“ So, not much actual product photography, unless I decide the … Continue reading

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RIP Rik Mayall

I loved Rik Mayall. Totally and utterly. And as much as his death makes me sad, this clip of him still makes me laugh. Thanks Rik, you were totally awesome.

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I can fly higher than an eagle

I have a thing for eagles.  Kind of a geeky love like the people who spot trains or car transporters… oh, that’s us too, well anyway > eagles are way cool. We get them around my home and I’ve been … Continue reading

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I’ve been having a little snooze…

You know the feeling.  One minute you’re…. The next minute you’re…. That’s a bit what this blog has been like for the past few months! Sorry. But then, I did promise in the beginning that if I didn’t have anything … Continue reading

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The perfect suggestion for Christmas leftovers.

You must have had enough turkey by now… what is the perfect suggestion for all those Christmas leftovers? Throw them out. Really. Well, if you can’t bring yourself to do that, you can up-cycle them through the cat or dog … Continue reading

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The top 5 best ever gift wrapping tips. You’re welcome.

Everyone loves a beautifully wrapped present. They do. I, however, find that the shoddily wrapped present is also adored, especially by the children who have no appreciation of finer points and just want what’s inside. There is a certain joy … Continue reading

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Decorate a great Christmas tree without even trying (or caring)

Yes, a repost from last year. Hey, can I help it if it remains relevant year after year? Read on… December 1 has been and gone. Our tree has always been decorated the first weekend of December but we are … Continue reading

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I want you to know, for real and for true….

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“For me, cinema is not a slice of life but a piece of cake.” Alfred Hitchcock

Happy Birthday Alfred (well, for yesterday…hey, better late than never). A clever group from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover made this piece for their graduation project.  Pretty sure they passed with this little number. In their … Continue reading

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If I could have anything….

Yes. If, right this very second, I could have anything… I think it might be this.  Well, it’s a toss up between this and world peace. Let’s face it, if there were more sloths in the world we’d all be happier. These … Continue reading

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