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120, Fenchurch Street

Hellooo! Here we are again, this time on top of 120, Fenchurch Street – wow that sun was bright! (see previous post about the Sky Garden at 20, Fenchurch St) That is ‘The Gherkin’ in the background. To get up … Continue reading

Monthly Meet-Up: Tree

Gingko in Japan November 2015 Clipped fir in Doreen’s Garden September 2018 Sturdy little oak at Cerne Abbas October 2015 Vintage fabric from 1946 Weeping Willow Cerne Abbas 2017 The oak tree at the bottom of my garden September morning … Continue reading

Snowflake Tree

Yesterday I wondered if Rainbow Junkie’s easy snowflake pattern could be turned into a shawl. To try out the idea I started to lay the snowflakes out in a triangular formation and look what happened! Cute huh?!

Treehouse Retreat

On 15th December 2016 I set off, car bulging with craft materials, for 31 days of blissful solitude in a treehouse near the Pembrokeshire sea. Click here for the AirBnB link to the Treehouse, where you can see photos and … Continue reading

Photo Challenge Round-up: Street

Tokyo’s Carnaby Street ~ Jane at Rainbow Junkie……. …………… ……Winchester Cathy at Nanacathy…….. ……. ……….. …….pretty  me at Wild Daffodil……… ……… ……….Japan  Jen at Let the Sewing Begin………………mindfulness 💜 Denis at Haiku Hound…….. ……….. ……Charlie Christina A Look at the Little Things ……. …play Dorris at Dig … Continue reading

Street – Japan 3:5

Last November I went on a Textile Tour of Japan with Arena Travel and fell in love with the country, its people and culture. I started to share my trip with you all and then my computer crashed, for good. … Continue reading

Miss E’s Tree

Inspired by a post card from the post card swap my 4 year old grandaughter drew this picture as a card she wanted to send to her godmother for her birthday.   She then asked me if i had made any … Continue reading


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Little Altars at Home

Anyone who has been reading this blog for a while will know how much I loathe housework, but these are strange times! Today found me actually wanting to give the bathroom a thorough going over! As I was putting things … Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday

I was standing at the kitchen sink wondering what to put in a vase today and saw these 3 right in front of me on my windowsill – odd bits and pieces, picked up at various times as I wander … Continue reading


Look what I found, hanging in my fig tree! My wonderful son-in-law is a farmer and he was clearing away an old rusty fence. Knowing how much I love rust, he wrapped some into a Dreamcatcher for me and hung … Continue reading

Field Art

I set out across the field thinking that a field after maize is a bleak sight, devoid of creative opportunities. … ….and then I started noticing details in the hedgerow Pussy willow, so magical in the sunshine. This photo was … Continue reading


On Thursday, a brief break in the relentless rain saw me donning my wellies and making a dash for it – catching a walk in the sunshine before it disappeared again. Gorse in the hedgerows is always a cheery sight. … Continue reading

Wigs and Blankets

As Storm Dennis rages outside and local social media is full of trees falling on cars, high banks sliding across country lanes and coast paths collapsing, I am staying safe and cosy, warming myself up with a wonderful array of … Continue reading

Textile Tuesday: Rusty Delights

Hello Everyone and welcome to February’s gathering of Textiles on this, our second Textile Tuesday Photo Challenge of 2020. Have you got any textiles you are working on, or have you found any when out and about? Archive posts are … Continue reading


Silent Sunday

November Windows

Time to share the windows we have found to photograph … This month I have been noticing Shop Windows – this one in my little rural local town Who would buy those lurid meringues? Would you? And yum-yum ….. A … Continue reading

Oops – Windows

Helloooo! It was only as I was driving back late last night from a Dairy Event, with two sleeping grandchildren in the car that I was thinking “it must be the first Tuesday of the month soon …… oh Yikes! it … Continue reading

Botanic: Jennifer Steinkamp

Wishing I had stopped to make a video of Botanic and wanting to find out a bit more about the Sculptures I saw in London I found this It must have been a magical experience to see all of those … Continue reading

London Roof Garden

Gardeners’ World is one of my must-watch programmes on TV and a few episodes back they showed a Roof Garden in Fenchurch Street, London. I told my son about it (the marathon running son), as he lives and works in London. … Continue reading