Blackberry picking in the low-slung warmth of early Autumn. A great way to end the week. Purple-stained fingers and dark fruit glistening in the sunshine, like jewels. Apple and blackberry crumble with custard for Sunday pud. Mmm! Fruit picking was part of my childhood; laughing and singing as we picked fruit from a lane (always leaving … Continue reading Forager’s Fun
A recent walk to the local hills... I've been coming to this place since I could walk. On this occasion, I ventured in a direction I hadn't been in years. The scent of Scots Pine and shapeshifting clouds accompanied the stiff breeze that ran through drifting grasses. Heathers trembled, in a sweep of purple, as … Continue reading To the Hills!
The sun is bright yet glows pale this morning. Its burning brilliance has waned and so it casts a lighter tone on all that it touches. Autumn is reaching into the days, with yearnings of letter writing and the soft slide of wool on birch needles. I've been making more little changes, with each new … Continue reading Re-Written Habits
This small club I'm hosting is for home educating parents and their children, in the south part of the West Midlands area. Pull up a chair and savour a drink, while the kids hang out and make something from the crate of supplies. Thursdays 1.30pm - 3.00pm, 9th January, 13th February and 12th March 2020. The … Continue reading Chats & Crafts – Coming in 2020