In my collection of children’s books there are some well thumbed Beatrix Potter books. One story is about an impertinent squirrel who goes by the name of Nutkin. He is always getting into scrapes with Old Brown owl. I recall he is particularly fond of acorns, stashing them for winter food.
We’re going back to play with the fairies today to look for fairy toadstool rings. Where to look:on light soils in mixed woodland and heaths among birch, pine and spruce. They’ve been there since late summer and will be until the first frosts of winter.
The Auricula Theatre became the in thing in the Victorian era. A good friend of mine made me one. Not quite as elaborate as this one but I love it all the same.
I don’t know about you but I’ve sometimes found it hard to relax this year. So, I’m going to share with you through this Winter Wreath my tips to create hygge this winter in the hope that the New Year will start off right. It’s a Danish word (pronounced “hoo-ga”), and its that feeling of…
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!
We’ve all been able to spend more time outside this year than ever before. I’ve always been lucky enough to have a garden and I’ve loved them all. I have fond memories of being with my Grandad in his garden, making daisy chains, picking Scabious and Michaelmas daisies, eating raw peas and strawberries, with Granny…