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Feb 07, 2020

I made a sterling silver ring!
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Feb 02, 2020

Taking stock of the first six months...

Feb 02, 2020

Whose name is it anyway..?

In case anyone is wondering why I chose Boleyn Art as my business name, it is a nod to my (as yet unproven) family link to the family of Anne Boleyn.  My maiden name is Bullen and my dad always said that we could be related to the Boleyn family.I never really believed him until a visit with a friend to Hever Castle, Anne Boleyn's family home, where I saw lots of family portraits captioned by both the name Boleyn and Bullen. Spelling wasn't standardised at that time (see article: boleyn-bullen... more

Jan 17, 2020

About my 'Buy me a coffee' page...

What is 'Buy me a coffee'? (I hear you ask...) Excellent question, dear reader. For me it is an opportunity to blog about my experience starting a business as a single mum alongside a full-time job. If anyone likes reading what I have to say and likes the art I produce enough to want to support me by making a donation, then that is a lovely bonus :) I guess the blog is mainly for me to record my achievements and highs (and inevitable lows), so I have something to look back on, but I'd also... more

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About my 'Buy me a coffee' page...
Whose name is it anyway..?
Taking stock of the first six months...
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I made a sterling silver ring!
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