Tuesday, April 29, 2008

pay it forward

pay it forward

So yes, i feel like ive been chasing this exchange around for a while, always a little too late to join in the fun, but luckily for me, i managed to catch Lucy's just in time! I recieved my gift today (picture below) which was super lovely so thanks lucy :o) and now, its my turn to say:

I will send a handmade gift to the first 3 people who leave a comment on my blog requesting to join this pay it forward exchange. I don’t know what that gift will be yet and you may not receive it tomorrow or next week, but you will receive it within 365 days, which is my promise! The only thing you have to do in return is pay it forward by making the same promise on your blog.

So yes, comments pleeeaase!

Lucy's handmade gift consisted of a wonderful little pin board, and a lovely little doll. plus there were some sweets thrown in there for good measure! excellent stuff :o)


Monday, April 28, 2008

London Zine Symposium

london zine symposium

Yesterday was the 4th annual London Zine Symposium, held at the old rag factory just off brick lane and Lucy and i decided to head on down there with a bundle of Lazy Soosan's and a positive mental attitude to see how we would fare.

It was absolutely packedto the max with both people and zines. my goodness, i have never seen so many zines! we left our Soosans on the 'individual zine' table, and went and had a look around.. or two.. or three...!

And of course it would have been impossible to not buy anything...

whoops...! but yes. the garden sketchbook is particularly lovely... as is "your face", which you can, and should read about here.

as we were in the area, in the midst of our travels to find a suitable establishment for a spot of lunch, we had a cheeky look round the sunday upmarket and happened across the bobby dazzler stall and i picked up this little beaut:

her tag reads:

"behind this angry little frown is the happyiest, most chirpyest little lassy you could ever have the fortune to meet."

i love her. to bits!

aaand finally, as the weather was pretty darn wonderful this saturday, my boyfriend and i found ourselves searching for a suitable outdoors activity. our conclusion wasnt quite the most conventional, nor the most successful, but never the less it was fun.
We each bought ourselves a model to build, and took our places in the back garden!
I bought this wooden fish... which was rather fiddly (the gills took forever!) but definitely lots of fun to make. Paul built a plane.

and that is that.
back soon :o)

Monday, April 14, 2008


we're b-b-b-ack!

Lazy soosan is b-a-c-k!!
and issue B looks just wonderful. This time we decided to save ourselves a few hundred hours of manual labour by getting them printed proffessionally this time. We even got a fresh batch of A whipped up too, so both issues are now 100% available! click here for more info. Plus, now that we have our brand new etsy shop it is even easier to pick up a copy!

so yes. hurryhurryhurry while stocks last!