Class 24 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge: Rock Climbing Class

For the 24th Class of my ’52 classes in a year’ challenge I headed off to give a Rock climbing class a try. This took me way out of my comfort zone once more, as heights and I don’t really get on. I get anxious climbing a ladder, so the idea of clambering up a rock climbing wall felt like…

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Class 23 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge : Decoupage Jewellery

For the 23rd of my ‘ 52 classes in 2015 challenge’ I went along to Fred Aldous in Manchester to learn how to make Decoupage Jewellery. If you’re a ‘crafty’ person, then I really recommend visiting Fred Aldous – it really is a Mecca for craft lovers!  There are several different floors and areas, and, with each one showcasing  ideas…

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Class 22 of my ’52 Classes in 2015′ Challenge: Crochet Class

For the 22nd class of my ‘Project 52: 52 Classes in 2015’ challenge I took myself along to a crochet class. The crochet  class was held at a venue I’ve been to before, The Make It Shop in Chorlton. Our teacher for the day was a lady called Sarah Steer who works with French Knots craft studio. There were only…

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Class 21 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge : Embroidery Class

For the 21st class of ‘Project 52: A life less ordinary’ I decided to take an Embroidery Class. The  embroidery class was held at the Make It shop in Chorlton, and was run by a lovely lady called Katy, who runs a business called Pixiecraft. This was a two hour embroidery class, where we were going to make a mini-embroidered…

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Class 20 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge: Indian Cookery Class

For the 20th class of my ’52 classes in 2015’ challenge I took myself back to Cracking Good Food cookery school to take a South Indian Cookery class. In case you’ve missed my earlier blogs, I have previously taken a sushi making class with cracking good food. Cracking good food is a sustainable cookery network, who promote cooking seasonal food…

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Class 19 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge : Knitting Class

For the 19th class of my ’52 classes in a year challenge’ I decided I’d get crafty again at a knitting class. Knitting conjures up images of grannies with their knitting bags, sat in rocking chairs, however knitting has undergone a bit of a revival in the past few years, and knitting is no longer seen as the preserve of…

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Class 18 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge: Sushi Making Class

For the 18th Class of my ’52 classes in 2015’ challenge I decided it was time to get back in the kitchen, and take a cookery class. I love eating sushi, and so decided that I’d love to learn how to make it. I booked a four hour workshop at Chorlton High school, through Cracking Good Food. Cracking Good Food…

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Class 17 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge: Felt Making Class

For the 17th class of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge, I decided to take a felt making class The class was run by Carol at Felt Creative, and was held at the Make It shop in Chorlton, which is a great shop filled with lots of supplies for arty crafty people. Well worth a visit. There were only two…

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Class 15 : Glass Fused Jewellery Making Class

For the 15th Class of my ’52 classes in 2015’ challenge I took a glass fused jewellery making class with Wendy and Ray from The Glass Bead and Marble Company at the Blakemore Craft Centre in Northwich. The class was held in Rays shop within the craft village. Ray is a very talented glass artist, and it was inspiring to…

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Class 14 of my ’52 classes in 2015′ challenge: Wine Tasting Class

I’m a quarter of the way through Project 52: A life less ordinary now, and my quest to try 52 new classes in 2015. It’s flying by, and I’m having an amazing year trying all of the different classes. For the 14th Class I decided to try a wine tasting class. I was keen to try a wine tasting class, as…

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