Growing old…gracefully?

Well, I am on the verge of turning 48. Not REALLY old (as my kids would say) but actually not that young, either. Definitely middle aged. Somewhere in between childbearing and crone. On the verge of too old to learn […]

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A Modern Day Peasant

– Living in satisfactory housing conditions is one of the most important aspects of people’s lives. – 99.6% of people in UK have flushing toilets in their house. (OECD) In reality, if compared to ‘the average’ UK resident, our living […]

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Winter Willow Work at Plas Helyg

Plas Helyg means ‘Willow Palace’ in Welsh, an apt name as my main land based livelihood centres around the cultivation and use of the genus Salix. I grow 16 varieties of willow for basketry & sculpture here at Lammas, which […]

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I can feel it in my bones!

Well everyone, welcome to 2017! I can feel it in my bones, this is going to be a dynamic year. Don’t know why, the energy just feels amazing. Maybe its just me? I think though, it might be in the […]

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A Handmade Holiday

It’s that time of year again – excessive purchasing of unnecessary items for people you love but it’s never what they want (love perhaps?). Or even worse purchasing things for people you don’t like but think you have to? Excessive […]

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