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Limericks & Amusing Words

Funny words to make you smile, written by the sea. Cards, mugs, coasters, prints and personalised gifts plus bespoke modern limericks written just for you.

I've always loved amusing words. They make me feel happy and limericks are my particular passion.

Living by the sea on the Isle of Wight I spend a lot of time in and on the water and am lucky to have an amazing community of friends who also love sea swimming. It was after one of those bonkers days when the weather was below zero, and the sea a mere 7 degrees, that the screams and laughter of a bunch of women inspired me to write my first limerick. 'The Bay'. An ode to friendship, laughter and optimism.

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The design process

Written and handmade by the sea

Most of my collection is handmade in my home studio, with the exception of the cards which are printed sustainably in the UK. Designing and creating myself means I can personalise gifts and I also write bespoke illustrated limericks for people wanting something a bit extra special. I have to confess, when the weather warms up I take the dogs to my beach hut just 10 minutes walk away and write from there too!

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The Knoll, Granville Rise, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight, PO39 0DX, GB

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