Sunshine on my feet – A Solar Dyeing Project

Thirty days has September, April, June and November. Unless a leap year is its fate, February has twenty-eight but all the rest have three days more, excepting January, which has six thousand, one hundred and eighty-four. by @brian_bilston January please forgive me, I am glad you are soon a distant…

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In with the New

“If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.” – Paul Coehlo On New Year’s Eve we woke up to a thick layer of snow, making everything look clean and fresh – just in time to see in a brand new year. Perfect…

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Merry Christmas

Nature is smart. She simply escapes into a hibernation. When times get tough, plants stop growing and many retreat to their subterranean parts. Many animals are also preparing for dark and barren months, some fall into hibernation, some just retreat to warmer climes. This rhythm of nature and the festivities…

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Christmas Cheer

When I first started thinking about writing a Christmas post it was October and the leaves were only just beginning to change colour here in Wales. Where did the last two months go? In fact how did the last nine months disappear just like that?! Everything seems quite surreal, particularly…

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Last day’s of Autumn

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree.” Emily Bronte The weather is still unseasonably mild here in North Wales and so far we have not had any frost. The leaves are turning and when I look out from the window in my studio, all I see…

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