What a picture! Imagine the scene... Me in bed, Robin at computer downstairs, and suddenly there's an almighty crash. Both of us thought pretty much the same thing...what have those damn cats done now... But in fact, a textile work had come off the wall; the frame had pretty much bounced, but the glass was a write off... this is is after we'd cleaned off the worst of the loose glass.
Fortunately, nobody had actually accused the cats, so treats were not required to sooth indignant egos...
There is a debate which goes along the lines of, glass or no glass in framed textiles... my framer assures me that glass does no harm to a textile, provided there is a decent degree of separation between glass and work. This is a custom box frame, so there certainly was plenty separation. I've now removed the rest of the glass, and rehung the piece;
Wondering about the title? It's a misquote of a Tommy Steele classic, 'Flash, Bang, Wallop'. Wondering who Tommy Steele was? Sorry, before my time too... but you'll find the song on YouTube.