I was sat folding at the train station by Barcelona airport when a curious child came to watch, so I quickly made her a flapping bird. Such simple pleasures make life so special…
Here’s one of my many famous admirers showing what she bought recently. Sorry Salma, whilst I admire your acting ability, I’m married and so unable to grant your request
Thanks to my daughter Daisy, I had a design for a simple cat’s head published in “the Scratching Post” – the magazine of the North Sheffield branch of the Cats Protection organisation 😉
I had a car repair done by the wonderful Derbyshire Lane Service Station, complete in 20 minutes & dirt cheap, so I made them a Max Hulme bugatti by way of thanks 😉
I checked out the company pages for my Flexagons book recently and was midly confused to see that I apparently wrote a book about Osama Bin Laden! I’m not convinced this will do a great deal to boost sales…
I had the following droll email from a bassist I worked with in the 80s
Trust you are well – we must have that re-union!
Just back from holidaying in Florida USA. Of course we did all the parks, but imagine my dismay when in Epcot, in the Japan bit around the lake I came across one of your books – ‘Beginning Origami Kit’. Gabber was well and truly flastered! So much so I bought the one next to it – ‘Geometric Origami’ by Michael B LaFosse and Richard L Alexander.
Michael Mouse esq
My dear friend and mentor David Brill has been recruited by the fashion industry to promote the latest range of origami-inspired fashion!
I must be now, having had this request
This is to introduce myself as an autograph collector. I am a great admirer of your achievement which has made the landmark in the history It is my humble request to you self to please send me your an Autographed Photos or letter for my collection and oblige kindly accept my gratitude and thanks for the same in advance, with kind regards
Emmanuel John Patras
A delightful drawing made to capture the events of the “party night” at the 30th anniversary of Origami Deutschland, where I was one of the guests of honour. That’s me, near the top left 😉