Notes from Wales

March has simply flown by and with days getting longer and the light lasting past 6 pm I feel a new wave of energy is on its way along with spring. During the last couple of weeks I have been woken up by Mr. Blackbird’s early morning song and I…

View Post

Stitches – Some General Notes

Hello friends, how have you been? I hope all is well with you and you are keeping your spirits up during these uncertain times. Here in Wales we are still finding ourselves in total lockdown, but there is a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel. Vaccinations are…

View Post

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…

View Post

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…

View Post

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…

View Post