Category Archives: craft

Rhythm, Repetition & Reverence

I really enjoyed the third session of the Education for a Happy Childhood course with Joy De Berker. The theme was rhythm, reputation & reverence. Here’s the view of Bath as we walked to the venue. We made felted animals … Continue reading

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Ina May you make my day

Last night I watched ‘Birth Story’ with Ina May Gaskin. Her book Spiritual Midwifery was the start of a wonderful learning journey for us, and I was privileged to hear her speaking at a birth conference the year after our … Continue reading

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Why Cry?

Illustration by June Kesner I just thought I would share some information my Mum sent me today about the benefits of having a good old cry….. Tissue anyone? ********* “New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a … Continue reading

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Art is an insatiable need….

Following on from my last post – I invite you to watch this interview with Lady Gaga which explores the Jeff Koons cover of her new album ArtPop & what the definition of art is, for her. “Today in the … Continue reading

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Art is….

What is art? What defines an artist? How much confidence do you need to own the title & feel rewarded or relevant? Hubby is an artist; a digital artist, illustrator & graphic designer, also trying out ideas using wood, paint, … Continue reading

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Knitting Nuts

Here’s a little needle case I made tonight. I knitted a scarf until I became impatient & decided I would use it for something else. I had better get to bed…. a whole day if playing tomorrow to look forward … Continue reading

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Do What You Love

Ok so I’m no Whitney Houston, but I love love love singing. I sing when I’m cooking, washing up, in the shower (although these performances have been a little short of late due to a pesky leak through the kitchen … Continue reading

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Mommy Wars

I love being a Mum. Why do parents get anxious about what other parents around them are doing though? What feelings does it raise within parents on hearing about the choices if others that creates a defensive or critical response? … Continue reading

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Gnome Place Like Home

More gnome madness here after getting hooked at Joy De Berker’s second workshop. Here are some I came across at a craft morning, they are so simple, and can be made in many different ways. Here is the progress on … Continue reading

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Rainbows

We have had some beautiful rainbows this last week due to the changeable weather. This double rainbow followed me home and was greeting me right over our little house on my return. It was a beautiful moment having realised that … Continue reading

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