The Keynko Collective is a family with odd and eclectic tastes and pastimes. We have knitters, crafters, petrol heads, geeks, mountaineers, ballet dancers, musicians, a branch office in Aberdeenshire and affiliate members spread around the country. Feel free to join us in our blundering attempts at parenthood, being adults, a crafting business, education and life in general.
So this is us – Jiminy Spudrocket and the Wondernuggets
There’s me, (Mumsickles) With me it’s all about hoarding beautiful fabric, never happier than when I’m sat in front of the sewing machine or when I have knitting needles in my hands ! I love to try new crafts as the cupboard full of half finished projects will tell you. I blog for Oxfam fashion blog and love the opportunity to hunt through charity shops looking for unwanted treasures. Cooking, tasting what I’ve cooked and then cooking some more ! I miss having small people around, so regularly borrow other peoples.
There’s him (Badger) And as far as he’s concerned it’s all about the games and which ever one he’s obsessing about . Whether it’s sewing , leathercrafting and woodwork for his latest Re-enactment or Live-roleplay interest . Or modeling , painting and planning new armies and scenery for his miniature gaming . Writing plot and character backgrounds for tabletop roleplaying or researching the best ways to get the most out of whichever computer game has taken his fancy . Yep it’s definately all about the games and making lots of stuff and mad plans !
There’s him, my boy (Splosh) who with the help of his glamorous assistant (Irish baby) runs our Scottish branch office. With him it’s all about the mountains, and the animals, and the bicycles and more mountains ! Back from his British Exploring trip to Norway, and planning the next one already, he is keen to share his passion for the outdoors and wildlife with everyone he meets. With her it’s all about the music, our own fiddle playing genius, but also mountains, and shoes ! (that seems to be a theme in our house)
There’s her, my girlie (Bernard) She’s all about the dance. Doing ballet since she was 6, she reached the joy of ‘en pointe’ 18 months ago and is totally in love with her shoes, and in fact any other shoes she can get ! Studying in her first year at university (much to the horror of her poor old mum) she makes the best brownies in the world and is looking towards a career in Paediatric Nursing and in the mean time loves music, clothes … oh and of course shoes !
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