Welcome to the first post in my new blog series, which will focus on my expanding crafty repertoire. (I know I only finished the last series two days ago, but I’m a tad excited about this!) There are so many crafts I’d love to explore, even if they are one-offs and never get repeated. There’s…… Continue reading Branching Out #1 Furniture Renovation
Wow, that went fast! At the start of May I set myself some mini goals in this post, just to keep me busy. I was pleasantly surprised upon re reading that post when I realised I had achieved most of my goals. The weather at the start of the month was kinder than it has been…… Continue reading May Round Up
Today really has had a mix of feelings, highs and lows. We (and literally every other allotmenteer at our site) were unfortunately victims of a mass shed break in. The photo above shows the damage caused as they ripped the hasp off the shed door. Our neighbour called Dave at 6am to let him know…… Continue reading Allotment Ups and Downs
After 4 days of waiting for the postman, my birthday present from friends is all here. A heatproof mat, some wooden shapes, some finishing oil and a pyrography set! I had a brief dalliance with pyrography last summer when I used Dave’s soldering iron to burn the numbers to 20 into discs of wood for…… Continue reading Heat It Up!