Embark on an ENORMOUS, years-long project that requires proficiency only in skills I already have? Pfft! Where's the fun in that? 😂 It's always best to learn by doing, anyway, and what better way to keep motivated than having a grand vision to work towards? 😍More details soon. I may be insane 😜🤓
Delightful end to a Saturday celebrating 20 years of friendship and Spring Equinox celebrations with my chosen-sister, Liana ❤️❤️- a G&T with this special Japanese-inspired gin infused with yuzu & cherry blossom she found for me 😊😊 It followed a feast @blackwoodridge Cafe and Larder which was too delicious to stop to take photos! Love … Continue reading 20 Springs of friendship!
Oggie and I are slowly working through the waxing of the silver beech that will become a tapestry loom from the wonderful @ashford_wheels_looms I can only do so much in a day, because I can only be upright for so long before my BP gets too low & my heart rate too high, but it's … Continue reading Woodwork in the workshop!
We are very lucky to have a little creek at the bottom of our garden so we are visited by all sorts of birds. We have a gorgeous blue-grey heron that comes daily, a little family if kookaburras, who I regularly see chasing away an enormous raven, and a family of magpies who sing beautifully … Continue reading The joys of country life!
Getting deeper into the #slowlife, next stop #homemade skincare. I've never been able to find anything that works for my very dry, sensitive skin on a shelf anyway, so time to experiment with ingredients I know I can handle. If you have dry skin, stand by for reports on what works and what doesn't! I ordered … Continue reading Next stop homemade skincare.
We've had 30 minutes of rain that turmed to delicate, fluttering, snow! We were told we could have snow in August or September because we're 500m above sealevel, here, but I didn't quite believe it. Mind you, the icey deck I slipped on should have been a clue. The snow is mostly gone after 10 minutes … Continue reading SNOW!!!!
FINISHED!!! My knee may be fractured and I may be in a fog of painkillers but I can always knit! Pattern: "Big Old Coat"Yarn: Rich Alpaca from @bendigowoollenmills in Rich Dusk (DK/8ply, 1800m/1975yds)Skill level:Advanced (knitting & patience!)Time: approx. 250 hours! Come say Hi on Ravelry: @Darsidhe (http://www.ravelry.com/people/Darsidhe)
Lest I be one of those people who only shares the pretty stuff lol. This is 4 days after falling on a deck that looked wet but was in fact iced over ❄️❄️❄️ I've managed to fracture the end of my femur under my kneecap! This looks round enough to BE my #kneecap but it's … Continue reading #nofilter 😂
We have used one ingredients delivery service or another for around a year, now, and I love it for so many reasons.First, it helps my mental health by removing the decision-making requirement of meal planning. When you live with chronic pain, your brain is only up to so many decisions in a day and I'd … Continue reading Ingredients delivery services aren’t just for those who can’t cook… they’re for those who can’t think, too!