Today has been sunny and bright, but the icy wind as been as sharp as the thorns on the blackberry bush. Consequently, my walk with the dog this morning… Read more A January Day →
Living an idyllic life on a farm in England. I write about living on on a farm at Life in Mud Spattered Boots - foraging, printmaking, cooking and growing.
I’m a great fan of visual journals and think that anyone remotely creative should keep one. Here’s why aspiring printmakers and crafters, in fact all creative people need a visual journal.
It’s Christmas Eve so the Christmas Barns are closed and the farm seems very quiet after the hustle and bustle of the past few weeks. Today we’ll cut down a… Read more Happy Christmas →
Find a pair of secateurs and take a walk outside to gather foliage, berries, seed heads, fir cones and branches bring them inside to create a stylish, natural Christmas home.
As we hurtle towards the end of the year (how did that happen?) here are some things you might like to do in December. MAKE SPACE As we rush through… Read more THINGS TO DO IN DECEMBER →
I love making paper decorations for Christmas. Perhaps it’s a nostalgic hark back to times when things were simpler or maybe a desire to replace some of the plastic… Read more Making Paper Decorations for Christmas →