Blackberry vine basket

I made a thing! I’ve been looking around the garden/woodland etc trying to figure out what I can make with what I have. I watched a video on willow basket weaving the other day and the lady said something that really spoke to me: “It’s what we’ve always done: we’ve found the plants that are…

Thurs 19th Apr 2018

“It’s what we’ve always done: we’ve found the plants that are growing near us, and found a way of turning them into something useful.” I’ve started allowing myself to dream about what I want to do with myself in the future, on our land. (Partly because there’s so much I want to be doing, but…

Sun 25th Feb 2018

It’s hard to believe we’ve been in this house only a couple of days more than two months, and that Christmas was only two months ago. Today I kind of slept in. I’m poorly with a cold, Erika’s poorly with a cold, her sleep patterns are disrupted and so therefore are mine. Steve’s still poorly…