Saturday, May 30, 2015

Lots of winter knitting going on; a gift and practical warmth for the family.

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day, lovely mama's all! I hope you are warm and cosy and feeling the love! 

Getting out..

Sometimes you have to get out, even if the sky is dark and rain looms and the temperature is low.  The kids don't always agree at first but we are determined to encourage them to enjoy stillness, slowness, simplicity; to day-dream rather than fill the space with distraction; to be in nature and notice the smallest things. It's lovely to be together and sit and talk and listen, whittle, watch, wander. I don't always take photos but sometimes there are so many textures, colours, plays of light, views, that I think one day I will refer back to. For painting mainly.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

All things good

 Another Hottie cover on the way...
All the fruity goodness coming from the neighbourhood....
And a spontaneous late night bread tasting/ making workshop with the lovely Mara.Very exciting to receive transmission and now be making a loaf alone. I've tried many times to make bread that tastes good. I think under Mara's tuition the mysteries are revealed and we may no loner need to spend a small fortune on one of our family staples.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

This is what is going coming off and on the needles this weekend (oh and on the model!. Camp Out Fingerless Mittens for Bella, in Noro Silk Garden - colour 87 (rainbow). One hottie cover finished and another on the way. And sweet little Loretta in her Milo at last!
A big night in for this slightly under-the-weather lass. Enjoying my own company and loving my man from afar as he walks through Tasmanian forest. 

Rain and Shine

Some glam shots for Queen of the Isles website. Bit of fun all frocked and suited up; thank you to the lovely Mara Ripani!

After a wet and cold weekend of games, crochet and general indoor cosy-ness, we took our visiting friend Toby to the Collingwood Children's Farm and got some hair tips from the Guinea pigs...