Book Review: Jay Blades – ‘Making It: How Love, Kindness and Community Helped Me Repair My Life’

There are many ways to make it, and I took the long way round. For a while, I was very broken, but for the last thirty years I have mostly been trying to help people make or repair things. It might be furniture, it might be a relationship: it might even be themselves ... This … Continue reading Book Review: Jay Blades – ‘Making It: How Love, Kindness and Community Helped Me Repair My Life’

#CrazyStupidTV: The Repair Shop (@TheRepairShop) (BBC One, 1st April)

It's fair to say that the current time is one where you hang onto and pick those moments, those little oases of calm, where all seems a little bit better in the world. Which, in the case of The Repair Shop, would mean its time is absolutely now. Fronted by the genuinely lovely furniture upholstering … Continue reading #CrazyStupidTV: The Repair Shop (@TheRepairShop) (BBC One, 1st April)