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Favourite Books – April

Could the weather be any more random? UK weather is unpredictable at the best of times, but this week it has been taken to a whole new level. Bank holidays usually turn out to be unusually sunny, so I’m hoping that this weekend is no different. We have a bike ride planned with my family […] Read more…

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Celebrating 400 years of Shakespeare #ThouShaltCraft

April 2016 commemorates 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare and I was asked by Viking to celebrate his life and work, by crafting an item that incorporated my favourite Shakespeare quote. For someone who had a rather ropey relationship with English at school (and hasn’t really given Shakespeare a thought since then) – I […] Read more…

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17/52

“A portrait of my boys, once a week, every week, in 2016″. This photo is far from perfect, but it sums up everything I am dreaming about summer (which we got a glimpse of this week) – lots of picnicking, being outside and spending time with my boys. When I look back on this stage […] Read more…

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Starting school

Win will be starting school this September and it’s something I’ve thought about daily for a good few months. More than a few times it has made me really quite sad and tearful. Sad that the end of an era is coming to a close, and tearful at how he will be opened up to […] Read more…

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Beautiful bedrooms

Once the offer we put in for our house had been accepted; we decided that we would decorate the master bedroom first. We knew that one by one we would be overhauling every room, and we wanted a haven to return to at the end of each day. A place that was clean, cosy, quiet […] Read more…

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