Bonfire Banter

Two friends talking banter about print, our journey of running a business and random distractions.

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  • Let’s talk about Narcolepsy and creativity – Special Episode
    On this very special episode of the Bonfire Banter Podcast, Megan and Dene are joined by our wonderful friend Heather Korbey to talk about narcolepsy.
  • 42 – Drawing outside
    Megan and Dene have the talented Northampton based artist, Jean Edwards as a guest on this episode which is about Jeans history with Urban Sketchers and similar activities that she is part of. Jean provides some advice if you like to draw outside! We go into the positive mental health reasons for being a part of Urban ...
  • 41 – Let’s all go to the seaside!
    Megan and Dene have the talented Northampton based artist, Jean Edwards as a guest on this episode which is about how art is more popular around the seaside for local/small artists than anywhere else. What small thing has Northampton got with the seaside?
  • 40 – Train ticket lady!
    Your Bonfire Banter Podcast co-hosts have Jean Edwards, the Northampton based artist as a guest!
  • 39 – The holy trinity of social media
    Dene and Megan answer a question from the mysterious red box.
  • 38 – What is Northampton famous for?
    We talk about local cafes, a random fact about Picasso and listen to the end for a shout out to hear some shoutouts.
  • 37 – What can possibly go wrong?
    Sometimes things go wrong. In this episode we talk about how we handle that.
  • 36 – Questions From the mysterious red box
    Megan brings out a mysterious wooden red box, which contains some interesting and creative questions that we answer.
  • 35 – General blog
    We talk about blogging with our third guest on the podcast, Katie from Dotty and Dash. This is after Megan and Katie briefly talk about Animal Crossing, sorry Dene!
  • 34 – Insta houses
    Dene and Megan talk with our guest on the podcast, Katie from Dotty and Dash about how she copes with social media. We go into what advice can she give.. you might be in for a surprise on what she says!
  • 33 – Prince or prints
    After starting the episode briefly talking about the artist formally known as Prince, Megan has a chat with Katie about prints where one does physical while the other does digital.
  • 32 – Strength to strength to strength
    Megan and Dene have the amazing Katie from Dotty and Dash as a guest on this weeks episode! Our third guest on the podcast reveals the origins of her business Dotty and Dash, which links to Megan but you have to listen to the episode to find out more and what Katie has been up ...
  • 31 – I am many things
    Dene and Megan end the 4 part saga of talking about social media, with them trying to be hip & trendy by talking about Tik Tok & Snapchat when it comes to craft and business!
  • 30 – Get your pen & paper ready
    Dene and Megan continue to talk about social media (part 3 of 4) with Dene telling us what is essential for running more than 1 social media account, such as cross posting.
  • 29 – The principles you should know
    We continue the subject of social media in part 2 of 4! Dene shares the important principles you need to know about managing social media, such as brand awareness and more.
  • 28 – Social media madness
    In this episode we revisit managing social media.
  • 27 – Make sure you’ve your trousers on!
    Megan and Dene talk about broadcasting online, which has got up in such huge popularity while we’re in lockdown. We go into the huge variety of platforms you can choose from, no matter if it’s through your PC, Tablet or Phone. There is Pros and Cons to broadcasting yourself online which Dene and Megan go ...
  • 26 – Arting around with masks
    Dene and Megan talk about a recent article which involves who stockpiled medical resources for her Art. It’s a topic that generated a lot of interesting responses which we gathered and shared from Twitter and Facebook, give this episode a listen to find what people have said!
  • 25 – Crafternoons or Pantaloons
    We talk about why craft is a great way to keep your mental health up in our current situation, going into a variety of crafty activities, somehow getting into being creative with noodles.
  • 24 – Our current situation …
    In this episode we talk about our current situation.