Monthly Archives: September 2013

Kinfolk magazine, Emma Bridgewater mug

Time for Myself.

Saturday began with an argument. My children’s ‘whimsical’ approach to getting ready to leave the house, combined with a once-an-hour train schedule left me feeling exhausted and combative. I often find myself saying ‘put your shoes on, put your shoes … Read More

Happiness Every Day?

I know it’s Wednesday and that usually means it’s time for Three Good Things, but I’ve felt a need for a break as I’ve been mulling over the subject of happiness yet again… It was my wedding anniversary recently. Your … Read More

Introduction to Letterpress.

Last weekend was one of the best experiences I’ve had for a long time. I spent two days at the West Yorkshire Print Workshop on an ‘Introduction to Letterpress’ course. I’d been waiting for it for months and by the … Read More

Three Good Things #9

Hello, and welcome to this week’s edition of Three Good Things! As ever, this post is about finding the small things that make me happy and grateful for my life. Last weekend, I did a two day course at the … Read More

Wood Street Market, Wakefield

This Sunday is the third Wood Street Market of the year. I went to the last one and it was lots of fun. Wood Street is in the centre of Wakefield and the market has helped to revitalise this often-quiet … Read More

Three Good Things #8

Hello and welcome to week 8 of Three Good Things! Can’t quite believe I’ve been doing this series of posts for two months already. It’s a very enjoyable process though, and is definitely helping me to appreciate all the little … Read More

Leeds International Beer Festival

On Thursday, I went to the second Leeds International Beer Festival. Now, I know nothing about beer. Other than knowing what tastes I prefer (light, hoppy, perhaps some raspberry) and what I really don’t like (heavy, ‘chewy’ and too much … Read More

Three Good Things #7

Welcome to this week’s edition of Three Good Things!  Here we go… One: Hugh’s loo roll creations! My first good thing this week is a rather special one. Those of you who read this blog on a regular basis will … Read More

Take your holiday back home…

This post was originally titled ‘how to steal things from your holiday’ but I thought you might worry I had criminal tendencies… Do you ever come back from holiday determined to bring something home with you? I don’t mean literally … Read More

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