Something about the descent into Autumn seems to provoke nostalgia. You get that familiar ‘back-to-school- feeling and find yourself longing for the days of shopping for school shoes and buying new stationery. As the nights draw in and we hurtle at frightening speed towards Christmas, the urge to nestle down and hibernate is hard to… Continue reading Feeling Blue
It’s my 3rd birthday as a blogger! Like so many others in this little blogging bubble, this all started as a space for me to throw all my thoughts and interests; somewhere just for me, to remind me that I am more than just a mum. I have ideas, passions, curiosities and skills to share… Continue reading Birthdays, blogging and really enormous buns.
Here it is (finally): the second instalment of my series. And oh, I’m so excited to share this wonderful lady with you all. I’ve followed Natasha for a few years now, one of those gloriously serendipitous discoveries you make through social media. I found her approach to health and wellbeing so incredibly refreshing. The use… Continue reading Together We Rise: Forage Botanicals
I am unreasonably excited to share this fabulous collaboration between two artists, Jazz Moodie (Mude Threads) and Pearl Olivia (MyArtistsDiary). I spotted Mude Threads in In The Moment magazine and was struck by the powerful simplicity of her work and message. The interview shocked me, not only because seeing the female form represented in such a beautiful… Continue reading Together We Rise: MUDE THREADS x MyArtistsDiary Collab’ Tote
‘We rise by lifting others’ Robert Ingersoll If you’ve been here a while you’ll know that this blog started as a sideline to my love for (and obsession with) sewing and dressmaking. Despite that being the driving force and subject matter of my writing, I think the point of it has been different all along.… Continue reading Together We Rise – A Series
I’ve always been small. It’s just how I’m made. I lose weight easily and if I’m stressed, tired or ill it’s the first thing to go. There is nothing I can do about it, and contrary to popular opinion, it is NOT the ideal. The battle to put weight on and maintain it has been… Continue reading Finding grace amongst the gaviscon
Well here I am, flamboyantly swinging open the door to my little blog as if I left a mere moment ago to make a brew. Which was probably my intention. But you know, life intervenes. And that intervening life has changed my approach and the purpose of this little space. For a long time, I’ve… Continue reading Bring me all your stories.