May – and advances on all fronts!

May – and advances on all fronts!

May – and things are hotting up fast!! Firstly, may I introduce you to Bailey?  He’s our poster boy today!  Bailey is a labrador X (not sure whether with Beagle or with a spaniel of some kind!) and is just 4 months old.  We had been missing Charlie, who...

Spring has sprung – with a vengeance!

Just a week ago, if you had told me that Spring would arrive and transform our garden from winter’s silhouettes into verdant flower and leaf, I would have laughed disbelievingly!  But this is just what has happened! Last week the trees outside our house were...

Guilty as Charged, M’lud!

I have been told off!  Not once, but twice and on successive days!  What can I say but sorry, and I will try to do better!! First came the email from a weaving friend in the US – “Have you dropped off the face of the earth, or did you actually move to...

Have loom – will travel….

Isn’t it funny how certain things make a house feel like a home? For me, as a weaver, it has to be a loom!  The French house in Gascony now has a working loom in it, and the wonderful and familiar smell of wool yarn means that France is now home!! At the moment,...

The Space Between Awareness and Unconsciousness

This morning I awoke with some ideas about how I can develop something I am working on.  We are often aware of waking up, the gradual accumulation of senses bringing us slowly to consciousness, but not the other way around – or maybe that’s just me.  And yet, that...