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Friday, 20 September 2019

Dear Everyone,

I am thrilled that we are at 77% of target, and to tell you that for any additional pledges people would like to make, even tiny additions, that UNbound are offering a 10%.

This means that if you add twenty pounds to what you’ve already pledged, it only costs you £18.

Use this code: OVER75

I know it is really very cheeky to ask you to add to the pot, but the sooner we make…

Invitation to Afternoon Tea at the National Liberal Club

Wednesday, 28 August 2019

This is a blatant inducement to ask you to pledge more cash for the Draftsman. But I think it could be pretty cool for people who fancy a bit of old world traditional English hospitality. The National Liberal Club is one of London’s poshest, and the first such club to admit women. Check it out here http://www.nlc.org.uk

Would you like to join me there for tea as my guest? It’s the full Monty of…

Three Bees Under Attack (Nothing to do with the Draftsman, but you might enjoy this little story.)

Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Part two of many

Three Bees Under Attack

The comb was barely pressed soft and cosy to their shapes, before the boys woke to a terrific buzzing and the choking fug of bee commotion. A wild storm of pheromones clogged the air and all about them was frantic motion. A nanny bee bustled up, antennae akimbo and sticky with fresh nectar from a minor collision with an incoming worker. “Get out,…

Thank you to you wonderful people for supporting the Draftsman

Friday, 23 August 2019

Dear All,

Just a quick note to say thank you to all the wonderful people who have pledged to support the Draftsman. I have been deeply touched by the contributions and especially from so many people I haven’t been in touch with in years.

Having droodled about on holiday for three weeks, offline and spending much time in the sea training for the Hydra Swimrun (www.hydraswimrun.com and can now…

Thank you to everyone

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

I cannot express (of course I can) how much I appreciate the support everyone has given for this project.

A massive THANKYOU to everyone! I hope I don’t let you down.

xxx

-Laurel.

PS Next episode of Three Bees on the way.

By way of a thank you to the people who have supported the Draftsman, here is something silly to enjoy.

Monday, 8 July 2019

The first in a multipart series: Three Bees

Burly, Curly & Twirly

“It tastes like crap this wax. And just because they told me I have to eat my way out, doesn’t mean I have to.” An oversized drone honey bee spat out some half chewed wax, smearing it against the wall of his cell as he did so. He paused a moment, peering through the tiny hole in the hatch at the mass of bees crawling back and…

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