asking for trouble



Thanks for the well wishes! My hand is still ouchy, but at least I have the bandages off and things seem to be healing (slowly). It actually looks really unimpressive now but my cut is the full length of the padded bit! You can see it’s in a really stupid place too.

I’m very glad I’m off to London tomorrow for a break as I’m getting a bit bored here at home doing nothing. And also because if I wasn’t I’d be getting my stitches out on my birthday – not a great present. They’ll be coming out on Monday instead and then hopefully things can start getting back to normal.

Apologies again if you’re waiting on an order or an email response. I wish I could do more stuff but even making a cup of tea is a bit of an effort at the moment.


Hello! I’m Marceline Smith, the designer and owner of Asking For Trouble. I create illustrated stationery, accessories and gifts using my cute characters inspired by Japanese kawaii. This is my business and personal blog where I write about my creative doings, inspirations, travels, Japan trips and daily life. Read more »

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