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Yearly Archive for: ‘2011’

  • What are you giving yourself during this season of celebration?

    The tree is up, the nature table is adorned, as is the mantle piece. The fairy lights are up, the door wreath and advent wreaths smelling of evergreen glory. Presents bought, cards to be written this week (we managed to get one of the last […]

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  • Sharing the e-love – hardcore blogging for women!

    Apparently there’s something called mercury retrograde happening right now, which, if you’re into astrology, means that everything stalls, goes backwards or generally buggers up. I can say without a doubt that this is true. Listening to other people moan about their technical problems is about […]

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  • Joy Pockets

    … Having one of those days where you get everything done on your to-do list that you’ve been avoiding for months … A baby who loves peeling tangerines all day – but not eating them! … Waxing and glazing my sculpted candle angels … Chocolate […]

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  • Hello!

    Hello dear reader, I am here… I’m just a little bit busy right now… All good… Just busy. See you soon!

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  • A Question of Belief

    Warning:  This post is not suitable for  the faint hearted  devout Christians or small children So, for the other two reader of my blog – settle down and enjoy!… *** Regular readers will be aware of the on-going saga of our “difference of opinion on […]

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  • Joy pockets

    Though I have many joy pockets this week, I wanted to share one very special one with you. One that makes my work worthwhile, that makes risking talking about the untalkable so totally worth it. I went to bed beaming after having received this wonderful email […]

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  • How to be a creative mama

    “With the arrival of my children has come the arrival of a new burst of creativity, something which many of the mothers I interviewed for my book (on Creative Rainbow Mamas) experienced too. There are so few words about the real experience of mothering and […]

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  • Supporting women’s craft this Christmas

    What are you doing for Christmas presents this year? As you know I am massively into supporting women to support themselves and their families through their creativity, and that includes in the developing world. I much prefer this approach, and micro loans, rather than charity. […]

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  • In memoriam

    A year has passed since a tragedy shook our local community. Barely a day goes by when I do not think of dear Una, who on one November morning lost her husband and two precious daughters. Each time I see her family I ask for […]

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  • Count your calories! … but not the way you might think

    So this is The Year of Enough…Last week’s “homework” was to make a list of everything you do in a day. So you wrote everything down, right. Or did you? Have a little look over your list. Did you put in all the emotional stuff […]

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