Just a Card.

        September 28th is ‘Just A Card Day’. Click on the link to find out more about the inspiration behind it.    

Collage therapy

I have been creating a collage most days over the past few weeks following on from a difficult time for my family. While recently waiting for important news that would make a big difference to our lives, I made a decision to be creative every day that I possibly could for the foreseeable future. It […]

Over winter, work on our allotment

 I took this picture for the brief few minutes that the sun shone last Sunday. Before long it was hailing and we packed up pretty quickly, glad of the progress we had made adding more mulch to the path. ‘Little and often’ has become our motto. The photos below show the work we have done […]

Spring evening.

A busy but peaceful time spent on the allotment. Warm and sunny after a lot of rain.

Allotment workshops

I am really excited about the two day workshops inspired by my allotment that I am planning for September. See the link here for more information. Please email me for further details.

Allotment progress, July to March

We took on our allotment last summer, charmed by the overgrown plot complete with ramshackle Wendy house. We immediately made the most of the unexpected fruit and flowers already established whilst also optimistically tackling the rather overwhelming weeds and grasses. Of course as we were warned, the weeds returned with a vengeance and we decided […]


We have recently got an allotment. It is a lovely plot but very overgrown. We have inherited a few fruit bushes and a plum tree and lots of strawberry plants. Our allotment is has a large hedge growing around it’s top and bottom ends with fence all around. It feels very contained and private but […]

Getting things done!

 This was the state of my studio for quite a few months up until last Tuesday. I decided I could not go on this way anymore and I have begun the rather daunting but  very cathartic process of clearing out the crap and starting afresh. I am also stripping back the wallpaper from the walls […]

New Pinny!

Bag It Don’t Bin It kindly printed me a sample apron this week which I have embellished with my customary potato cut blossom pattern. I’ll be wearing it tomorrow at the Saltaire Makers Fair and hopefully looking proper smart!

Come and say ‘hello’.

Hi there, After a lovely summer of holidays in Yorkshire and Scotland and rather a lot of DIY it’s back to business and I have a stall at these two fairs in the next few weeks. FiFi’s Contemporary Craft Market, Wesley Hall in Crookes, Sheffield on Saturday 25th August, 11am to 3.30 (Free Entry) Makers […]