The wind is roaring through the trees and down the chimneys today. I think I’m just a bit in love with the trees around here in this season mind, so lots of pictures. These apple trees in
I’m not really a maths kind of person. I’m much more likely to measure something by eye saying ‘oh it’s about so long’ or ‘this high’ rather than getting out a tape. Luckily I have a good eye and am
Let’s talk about a crochet retreat. Are you ready to Escape? The fire is lit, the cakes are baked and the sofa beckons. I’ve been wondering how best to capture for you the essence of one of our retreat days
There are very few really new designs when it comes to crochet and some patterns are classics. What I love though is that you can make them your own either by using a few tweaks or in using your own
Hello. When you finish a project and you are in love with it? You know the feeling? The last one is always the best isn’t it? I’ve been working on my crochet primulas for what seems like an age. I
Hello again. Sometimes you just can’t get to your crochet can you? Life gets in the way and your lovely colourful basket of woolly creativeness sits untouched in a corner. It’s been like that for me lately but for the
Hello, What an exciting day! I’ve been to collect my long awaited new hens today. Keeping hens is so much a part of small holding and I’ve really missed them and their delicious eggs in the last year or so
Hello, I wanted to show you our wonderful local beach at Druridge Bay looking totally magnificent yesterday. Isn’t it glorious? We are so lucky to have this on our doorstop, the perfect place for dog walking and outdoor escapes.
Hello again. I thought I’d just share my spring cushion for a bit of cheerfulness first. I hope you like it. I’m loving my hyacinths they are just coming out and smell wonderful. You either love them
Don’t you love this time of year? I don’t mean those grey, dark days or sheeting rain of course. It’s the little glimpses of spring and hints that the darkest days are over which begin to seep into my soul as the days lengthen. You can almost breathe in a kind of energy from the freezing, morning air. The birds are singing too.