How to make a Coil Basketry Heart

How to make a Coil Basketry Heart

Last year was enormously busy and my poor blog has been rather neglected. One of my goals for 2024 is to give it some care and another is to start sharing my passion for making again. With that in mind I am going to show you how to use a coil framework to make a...
Six Months of Polytunnel Joy!

Six Months of Polytunnel Joy!

Six months ago we put up our polytunnel and its arrival transformed my summer into a whirlwind of activity. Even Wren (5 years) regularly says, “Is it the weekend again already?”. We have only made it to the beach occasionally, as there has been so much to...
Glorious Summer

Glorious Summer

I had forgotten just how busy summer is, when suddenly everything seems to need doing at once. Although Matt and I might collapse at the end of each day, exhausted, there is no doubt about it – summer is glorious! It seems an age since I wrote here last, but...
Hello Spring, it’s Good to See You!

Hello Spring, it’s Good to See You!

It’s finally happened, Spring has sprung! Oh I daresay, we’re still in for some chilly days, high winds and maybe even some late snow, but there is no doubt about it – Spring has arrived! Winter was a little bit easier this year, with a woodburner to...
Contentment – Making Each Day Count

Contentment – Making Each Day Count

Suddenly, winter seems to be upon us and harsh winds and pouring rain make it difficult to get outside. But the coming of winter of brings with it a wonderful opportunity for reflection and healing, a chance to slow life down and make sense of the long days of summer....