It’s been an extremely long time since I’ve written a blog post, about six months to be precise The latter half of 2015 was a bit of a rollercoaster to say the least, I attended three weddings, two funerals and went to Japan for two weeks. To add to this, work has been a bit… Continue reading Crafty New Year Resolutions for 2016
You may have noticed that I’m quite involved with my branch of the WI, and the week before last was quite the whirlwind of WI things, one of them being going to Buckingham Palace for a special Garden Party to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute. My branch were only allocated one ticket, so… Continue reading A Royal Day Out
So this is me, in the Sunday Telegraph today! On Wednesday a journalist got in contact with my WI to talk about our work with the local food bank, Southwark Food Bank. I’m Campaigns Coordinator so it came to me! I spoke to the journalist on Thursday and she asked if she could get some pictures.… Continue reading I’m in the Sunday Telegraph Today!
Yesterday, a friend and I went to see alpacas. Doesn’t sound that amazing, but it was probably the best thing I’ve done in AGES!!! Alpacas are the best! (Not including cats, or penguins, they’re in their own leagues). Anyway, early Saturday morning we made the long 75 minute drive down to a farm on… Continue reading Alpacas!
I have been a member of my local WI (Women’s Institute) branch for around a year and a half, six months ago a position opened up on the committee and I was asked to fill the position of Campaigns Coordinator. It doesn’t sound like a lot, especially for the WI, I mean all we do… Continue reading Yarn Bombing
I went to The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show at Olympia, London today with a bunch of lovely ladies from my WI branch. After going to The Handmade Fair last year I knew how dangerous it was seeing lots of pretty and shiny things; I somehow ‘lost’ some money too ;). I thought I’d be… Continue reading The Spring Knitting & Stitching Show
My love affair with this pattern first started when I laid eyes on it in the Rowan Knitting & Crochet Magazine No. 53 back in 2013. The loose flowing fit, the floral pattern, it was just so beautiful! I bought the magazine mainly just I could gaze at the front cover in awe. At this… Continue reading Santorini