Category Archives: nature

The Green Man, Fire-eaters and Dragons!


“In times long past lived a man of green and his footsteps brought life wherever he’d been In the deepest wild wood was the place he’d once been and the people did love and protect him…”       Clun … Continue reading

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Calling in the May!


  What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about Mayday? Personally, with me it is the maypole. The maypole is said to represent two things. In times gone by our ancestors believed that spirits … Continue reading

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Spinning Rainbows


We have had a very crafty couple of weeks! I have been catching up with some spinning and sewing and even had a go at whittling some crochet hooks from some found sticks. I have to say, the baby yak … Continue reading

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Waldorf Dolls and Houses in Trees


When I was a little girl, there was always a feeling of dreamlike enchantment when I went to play at friends houses from Waldorf families. Looking back I don’t know if it was the light, breathy atmosphere that their homes … Continue reading

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Unicorn in the Forest and a few FOs


We have been going a little sewing mad this week. A friend told me about a shop in Chester that sells wool felt – not the nasty acrylic kind! Toby has had a little gnome production line going on – … Continue reading

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Castles, Diamonds and Easter Eggs


    Wow – what a week it has been. After a very unexpected snowfall, which was totally out of character here this time of year, we have been working hard in preparation for Ostara and Easter. The egg, an … Continue reading

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Yarn in York


My internal yarn magnet kicked in very quickly on the night we arrived in York. We were walking along in the darkness, when I had that familiar pull. Moments later we were stood outside Ramshambles, a pretty little yarn shop … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Sole – socks and yarn and mossy trees.


  Ok, I know I said I would write about the yarny side of York this time, but I got very excited this morning when a book I have been waiting for arrived today. I had to share! A friend … Continue reading

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A Viking Birthday


Oh my, where to begin…   It was my son’s 10th birthday a couple of weeks ago. This was something that, if I am honest, I was a little sad about. The time has gone so very quickly and reaching … Continue reading

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Fairy Caves


My little girl, Emily worried about the fairies a couple of nights ago as we walked home through the snow. She asked what the sparkles were on the ground and Toby and I told her it was where the fiaries … Continue reading

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