pith off…?

First I must credit one of my online heros @commonfarmflowers for inspiring me to complete the first stage of marmalade making

take photo of ingredients, having put them… on the floor!

Oh the things we do for backgrounds.

She has a swoon-worthy instagram feed and beautiful websiteThe links should take you there. 

Back to the marmalade.

Photo taken and posted ✅  Now I need to make some actual marmalade! 

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tangled, messy threads

threads together

the journey of an itinerant crafter

Recovering at the moment from, what seems to me, a long illness, I am discovering the benefits of creativity. It has taken me some time to realise it, but designing, crafting and making things are having tangible and positive effects on my health.


My recent situation has made me think about starting a blog. Oh boy, have I been thinking…  REALLY thinking. You know, the kind of thinking you do when spending serious hours, nay days, in Pinterestland and other Youtubelicious places. However, these online adventures have gradually led to epiphany #1: I need a blog AND a website.

Great idea’, said the husband.

‘Definitely a good idea’, said the doctor.

‘Yaaasssss’ and ‘👏🏼🔥💪🏼✅’, said both the children (technically now actual adults, but that’s another story).


So that did it.

And here we are.


actually far from it!

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