We have had a horrible start to 2020 with massive bush-fires impacting on friends and the wild life of Australia. It is so distressing. In Canberra we have had non stop smoke haze which is a constant reminder of all that is happening to all the trees and animals.
At the end of last year the Canberra Craft Bookbinders Guild had the annual Bookbinding Challenge. This year it was based on geometry which I found particularly hard. Still, it was a chance to make a book called, 'Aunt Sallie's Lament' designed by Claire Van Vliet and E. Steiner.
This is a difficult book to make (for me). I made a prototype but by the time I had completed the book I had forgotten how to make the first bit. I believe that I have done a credible job using calligraphy pieces and some newly acquired elephant paper. The elephant paper worked beautifully in this design - lightweight but strong.