Hygge is all about creating a nice, warm atmosphere and enjoying the good things in life with the people you love. We should take a leaf out if the dormouse’s book. I’m not suggesting that each Autumn, like the dormouse, you eat lots of berries to build up fat stores so you can stay warm during the winter months (although sounds like a good cover story for over-eating to me), but we could learn from the little dormouse and use blankets, rugs, log fires and candles this winter to stay warm and cosy indoors.
Winter is an excuse to get your garden ready for Spring and plan ahead. Light the way to a colourful new year. Plant or plan, whichever works best, to get that hygge fell good feeling of colours, scents and shapes. If you have herbs such as lavender and rosemary they will freely give you their…
‘The proof of the Winter Wreath is in the hanging’ to put a topical twist on a very old proverb.
It’s Saturday morning. Comfy clothes. Late breakfast of raisin pastries for sustenance before a hard afternoon with a ball of wool.
Welcome to my 2020 Advent KAL—short for knit-along—I’ve decided to bring this forward to Thursday 5 November given the impending lockdown. I’m hoping it will be something to help us all look forward!
In the black furrow of a field I saw an old witch-hare this night; And she cocked a lissome ear, And she eyed the moon so bright, And she nibbled of the green; And I whispered “Wh-s-st! witch-hare,” Away like a ghostie o’er the field She fled, and left the moonlight there. Walter De La…
Sunday 17th August 2014 – Charity Vintage Tea Party and Sale of Work – raising money for the Beachy Head Chaplaincy Team.