Category Archives: Jo Grant

A Bit Of Fluff For Your Saturday


Because I’ve had a busy week, have run out of semi-intelligent things to say and this video and accompanying music is beautiful. Well, it is if you’re a Doctor Who fan anyway.

Posted in Doctor Who, Fandom, Fun, Geekiness, Humour, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Silliness | 2 Comments

I Am A Real Sew And Sew


This is the very make of machine that I own, and I love it. Thanks to Google for the image. My Mum was right for all these years too; unless you’re making a totally posh outfit with pricey material you … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Autumn, Clothes And Cosplay, Hobbies, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Needlework Days, Patience Is A Virtue, Positivity, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 39 Comments

Wot I Did On My Holly Days (Or, Life Without Internet)


Our new modem arrived this morning, so Tribble Towers is fully powered and ready to go as far as the internet is concerned. However, during the last forty-eight hours, we’ve had to stumble blindly through that unknown territory which is: … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Anxiety, Attitudes, Blogging, Born This Way, Clothes And Cosplay, Cross-stitch, Disability, Dreams, Epilepsy, Fear, Food, Health, Hobbies, Home, Humour, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jayne Hat, Jo Grant, Love, Marriage, Memories, Neurological, Nightmares, Rumination, Seizures, Self, Silliness, Tenacity, Tribble Towers | 7 Comments

Doctor Who – And Mum Too!


Yet again, a busy weekend has led to an overflowing inbox. Don’t worry though; if I haven’t got to you already I will – eventually! My Mum and stepdad were unable to attend my wedding due to work commitments (and, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Accomplishments, Adventures In Preserves, Anxiety, Autumn, Clothes And Cosplay, Creativity, Doctor Who, Family, Fandom, Geekiness, Hobbies, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Kitchen Witchy, Proud To Be Me, Stitching Days, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom!, Tribble Towers | 12 Comments

A Cosplay Report


Every now and again somebody will ask me how I fill my days when Epilepsy prevents me from being able to work. It’s a reasonable question when you think about it, as people who can still work will wonder what … Continue reading

Posted in Acceptance, Accomplishments, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Clothes And Cosplay, Confidence, Creativity, Cross-stitch, Disability, Doctor Who, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy Awareness, Exercise, Fandom, Geekiness, Health, Hobbies, Home, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Kitchen Witchy, Milestones, Neurological, Patience Is A Virtue, Positivity, Proud To Be Me, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 4 Comments

Some More From The Disc


Hidden under a handy cut, for your convenience. I think you’ll be able to work out just why I’m still so exhausted though!

Posted in Accomplishments, Adventures In Preserves, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Blogging, Born This Way, Clothes And Cosplay, Confidence, Conventions, Disability, Discworld, Doctor Who, Doctor Who Scarf, Fandom, Friends, Fun, Geekiness, Jayne Hat, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Neurological, Photographs, Positivity, Proud To Be Me | 28 Comments

Discworld Convention, Water Fights And Laughing Through Epilepsy


The husband-shape and I are now back on Roundworld, after having fun at the Discworld Convention. Truly, it’s wonderful to escape the real world every couple of years and catch up with old friends whilst meeting new ones. The Discworld … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishments, Adapting, Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, Attitudes, Born This Way, Clothes And Cosplay, Confidence, Disability, Discworld, English Hospitals, Epilepsy, Epilepsy Awareness, Excitement, Family, Fandom, Friends, Health, Injuries, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Kitchen Witchy, Neurological, Positivity, Proud To Be Me, Refusing To Be Beaten, Seizures, Sir Terry Pratchett, Status Epilepticus, Tales Of The Rambling Rose, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 16 Comments

Cosplay Construction Report


As promised, here is my current progress on my Jo Grant Day Of The Daleks outfit. Jo’s outfit looks like this: So far I have this: The blouse is still too long, but I’m working on that, and the left … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishments, Art, Clothes And Cosplay, Creativity, Fandom, Geekiness, Hobbies, Home Crafts, Jo Grant, Katy Manning | 7 Comments

In Which Fandom Proves Dangerous To My Health!


Sorry for the radio silence recently; I’m catching up with all the emails (several thousand!) and blogs that I possibly can – and have learned my lesson for neglecting my inbox and WordPress. Never again, aside from when I’m at … Continue reading

Posted in Accomplishments, Clothes And Cosplay, Creativity, Disability, Doctor Who, Exercise, Geekiness, Hobbies, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, Refusing To Be Beaten, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 10 Comments

Still Breathing, And On A New Adventure


Sorry for my abscence recently; my muse is off drinking Sangria somewhere, but occasionally she sends me postcards. I’m not sure when she’ll be back, but I shall try to manage without her for now. I’ve been okay as far … Continue reading

Posted in Clothes And Cosplay, Doctor Who, Family, Fandom, Geekiness, Hobbies, Home Crafts, I Stitch So I Don't Stab Stupid People, Jo Grant, Katy Manning, The Things I Do In The Name Of Fandom! | 16 Comments