Mandy Hook's Profile
Hi, my real name is Mandy. I was always an arty child, and won my first art competition when I was 11 for a painting called 'Rose in a vase', my father still has the clipping from the local newspaper!
As a child I used to sneak to my room a lot to make the latest Blue Peter crafts, or try out the latest craft kit. I once made my father a pair of cuff links that were so heavy he could barely lift his arms. I was always knitting and making clothes for my dolls, and less successfully for me.
My craftiness went into hibernation for a while while I went to university to study Microbiology, and then onto a successful career managing businesses.People talk about a mid life crisis when you are 40, well I had one! I decided to change my life and gave up everything to come and live in New Zealand, well that was it, I re-discovered my painting, branched out into...
- Born on January 21
- Joined November 24, 2007