Sue Doran

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Occupation Jewellery designer and maker
Location Home: Colsterworth near Stamford, Business: Lincoln and On-line anywhere, United Kingdom
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I design and make jewellery using silver and lampwork beads as well as gemstones and swarovski crystals. I specialise in recycling glass bottles into beads and then into jewellery. I sell my work on my website, my My Etsy shop and until recently every Saturday for 9 years on the All Saints Art & Craft market, Cambridge. I sell my lampwork beads on their own separate Etsy shop.
Interests Jewellery, lampwork beads, nature, wildlife, knitting, crochet, my dog, walking, pop art, reading, Anthony Head, Anthony Stewart Head, avoiding palm oil, eating good food, the sea, quiet, solitude, zentangles, supernatural stuff, stationery, pomegranites, Photoshop, science fiction films, science fiction TV, I detest coathangers
Favorite Movies Factory Girl, Roman Holiday, Time Bandits, War Games, Desperately Seeking Susan, Highlander, Practical Magic, FAQ About Time Travel, The Right Stuff, The Thomas Crown Affair
Favorite Music Prog rock, Sarah Bareilles, Sheryl Crow, Pink, Zutons, Keane, Carol King, Blackmore's Night, plus many others
Favorite Books Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the end of the Universe, So Long and Thanks for all the Fish, pretty much all others by Douglas Adams, The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, Everything written by Mil Millington, Twilight series by Stephanie Meyer, Inkheart trilogy by Cornelia Funke, Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, Portrait of a Marriage by Nigel Nicolson, Orlando by Vita Sackville West, Don't Look Round by Violet Trefusis, Blackberry Wine by Joanna Harris plus pretty much any craft book concerning silversmithing, beadmaking, jewellery, PMC, knitting, crochet and many many others

If your whole body were a hot air balloon, would you stop eating spicy food?

It depends on how high it got me, I could maybe cope with 20 feet but no more - how many chillis could I have for that far up?