In March 2016 I was invited to sit on the famous blue sofa with Noemi De Luci in the studio of Talk Lancashire, a local television service broadcasting to 1.1m viewers in the county of Lancashire, my home turf.
The paper crane has become an international symbol of peace in recent years as a result of it's connection to the story of a young Japanese girl named Sadako Sasaki born in 1943.
It was just after mid April and about the time that the dragons come out of their winter hibernation. Hibernation I hear you say, dragons don't hibernate! Well yes, some do.
Those that do not travel south for the winter and decide to stay put in England will usually go to ground around the end of September when the darker night start drawing in and sleep away the colder days to emerge around about St. Georges day the 23rd April.
After being asked to fold something for the 2006 World Cup I came up with a rare orchid called the "Come on England" plant.
After folding and displaying a traditional modular swan, a friend of mine asked me if it would be possible to fold one from five pound notes.
In October 2008 I was invited to contribute with origami to an advertisement for Nokia Phones. Needless to say I jumped at the chance and after a few days development I set off for the capital with an assortment of models to hand.
You always learn something new on Tony Livesey's programme! He was fascinated to discover that there's such a thing as towel-a-gami - that's origami, but with towels!