Why New Year’s diets can kiss my turkey-butt

Screw you diets. Bugger off scales. And hello big, sexy pants, warm vests, brandy butter and goose fat. My princess hair is big, grey and messy and any suggestion that it should be otherwise can do one. Continue reading Why New Year’s diets can kiss my turkey-butt

Changing Status: When do I stop being Red, White and Blue?

I was struck by a tricky modern dilemma this morning. My Facebook friends (thankfully many of whom are real life people who I can actually talk to, you know, face-to-face) started changing their profile pictures. Back. Within hours of the … Continue reading Changing Status: When do I stop being Red, White and Blue?

Crochet bringing people together (amidst tears, swearing and wine)…

        So nearly a year ago I wrote about a lovely lady. It’s a tricky one this, because she passed away, very suddenly and left a lot of folk stunned, shocked and empty. It hurt. I didn’t … Continue reading Crochet bringing people together (amidst tears, swearing and wine)…

The 2015 Handmade Fair: Knitted it, ate it, nailed it.

It would’ve been rude not to go really, and in the name of research (ahem!) Jaydee and myself set off for Hampton Court Palace. Please don’t go all Henry VIII, it was the parky bit with tents and marquees and … Continue reading The 2015 Handmade Fair: Knitted it, ate it, nailed it.