Category Archives: Travel

what we did: holidays

    We spent the week in the North East, using my parents’ place as a base. We didn’t do too much as I have been advised to rest whenever possible and I was a bit poorly. We went to … Continue reading

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review: just so festival

Last Saturday, we headed to the Cheshire/Staffordshire border for the Just So Festival. Held at Rode Farm Estate, Just So is a weekend-long music/arts/literary festival aimed at families with young children. Our excitement had been building for weeks, as we … Continue reading

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what we did – august 10th

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My Barcelona

If you shout “Bicing” first, you win. We never did find out how to work the bike stands. I love typography and I love finding ┬áit in unexpected places. This is on top of a shopping centre/entertainment complex. Foxes = … Continue reading

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Made in Manchester (or thereabouts)

>Today I started to think about how many creative sellers there are in and around Manchester. This may be due in part to the levels of support that are given to artisans here (like at the Craft and Design Centre … Continue reading

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Yarn cakes

>Having been in Paris for the week, I came back with lots of beautiful yarn and was very happy to find my recently-ordered yarn swift and ball winder just waiting for me to make some yummy yarn cakes today! Lorna’s … Continue reading

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