nature

Review: Dinosaur Isle

Based in the fossil-hunter’s paradise of the Isle of Wight, I’d remembered Dinosaur Isle fondly as a room above a library, full of interesting things, that I visited on a childhood school trip. I hadn’t been for 30 years. It is still full of interesting things but it is rather more impressive nowadays. It’s got […]

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Art, Grow, nature

Spread Joy With Rainbow Blooms

Do you like flowers, rainbows or both? Join #rainbowblooms on Twitter on Sundays 11am-6pm BST to share and enjoy some rainbow love. The idea is simple: Share pictures of flowers the colour of the rainbow, one colour per hour 11am-6pm BST, in rainbow order (remember the acronym ‘Richard of York Gave Battle In Vain’?) Share […]

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Art, Grow, nature

Latitude Love

It’s taken a little while to post this as I’ve been busy unpacking utopia (& hoovering up glitter). However, people made lots of fab art in the Garden of Love at Latitude Festival and we had a wonderful time working with the @HomeLiveArt team. It was a joy working with two of my favourite artists. @Leilartlove spent many […]

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Art

Latitude 2016: Utopia Starts Here

I’m crafting at Latitude Festival this weekend, creating utopia in the Garden of Love, as part of the wonderful Home Live Art shenanigans in the Faraway Forest. The location could not be more perfect. And there is crafting inspiration everywhere. And of course, there are the sheep… But now, Latitude awaits, with arts, science, music […]

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Art, nature

Time for a Wild Night Out?

If you took part in 30 Days Wild, there’s every chance you may be missing it (unless you’ve gone #365DaysWild, like I have). But never fear (a good general life guide), the RSPB has come to the rescue with the Big Wild Sleepout from 29-31 July. The RSPB is offering free packs to help with […]

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Grow, nature

365 Days Wild: A New Beginning

I am not documenting my wild adventures in the same way that I did during 30 Days Wild. Lovely as it is to have memories in story form, it takes time to write detailed posts and I have a host of reviews, competitions, crafting guides and recipes I want to write for GrowEatGift. I also […]

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