stuck

So, the dog is gone. We all cried. We still feel sad. Both for her, and for ourselves. We wanted a dog, but after our experience with Lupin… it is not to be. There will not be another dog. I think … Continue reading

fantastical & magical

I always think that the solstices are the most magical times of year. Midsummer, with its endless lingering twilight, is the time of the faeries. Midwinter however, with it’s sparkling frosts, is host to something altogether darker… These fantastical and magical creatures are … Continue reading

on me ‘ead!

So, I hear tell that winter is on it’s way. It was warm yesterday, but I am steeling myself for the impending cold. I tried on all my woolly hats the other day and – alas – I can’t find … Continue reading

blowing away the cobwebs

It has not been an easy weekend. But when you need a change of scene, it is safe to say that there is nowhere quite like Chesil Beach for clearing your head. It is always windy there, even on a day … Continue reading

icicle hunting

Just so you know, I still hate the cold. But sometimes it is a source of such beauty. We went icicle hunting on the way to school. A bit of a thaw the previous day, followed by a ridiculously hard … Continue reading

winter woes

This is me at the moment. I have lots to be getting on with… A notebook full of ideas to refer to.  A calendar of stalls to make for. Commissions to get started on. Leads to follow up. But my … Continue reading