Elderflower Heaven

Hello friends, I hope you are doing ok. This month it’s all about appreciating what you have and what you can do rather than feeling down about what you can’t. This means still celebrating birthdays, anniversaries, births, weddings, or any other excuses for cake. Nature in midsummer is doing its…

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Confession of a Sock Knitter

My dear friends, how have you been? I hope you are all keeping well in these uncertain times, finding things to do that you love and having lot’s of ‘Me’ time too. For me that usually involves knitting socks. I am not totally sure when this love of sock knitting…

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Friesland – a gansey shawl

The coastal path is closed, the car parks are closed – this is the current situation all around our coast lines. Is your heart yearning to hear the sound of the waves, to walk along the shore, quietly just with your own thoughts? Sea, sky and wind can free our…

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The New Now

Hello friends, how are you all? Are you suffering Corona Blues just a little like me? Maybe, like me, you find it hard to motivate yourself on some days as every day seems to melt into the next and it’s easy to forget what day of the week it even…

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Hello Spring (and a comfort blanket)

Can you smell it? If you go outside, around the block or your daily walk (or run) in the park or forest, you can smell and feel it. Spring is finally here. It blooms everywhere and smells deliciously of small spring blossoms and the warming earth. Little green leaves and…

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