Workshop Up-Date

Sunday 24th March 2013

Shall we just abandon all hope of spring and summer right now, skip straight to September and sort out our winter knitting?  Plan? The autumn/winter workshops are booking briskly, there are now only...

Star Signs: I predict a crabby post

Thursday 21st March 2013

Warning:  if you like and/or believe in star-signage and may be offended by me neither liking nor believing in it, and saying so, best not to proceed with this post. You know how some things just...

New Times For Workshops

Monday 18th March 2013

From the end of April 2013, all workshops here at Court Cottage will run from 10.30 – 4.30, instead of 10.00 – 4.00. This is because it’s easier for people driving some distance,...

Design Weekend

Friday 15th March 2013

Design weekend is about to kick off here at Court Cottage.  Millington and I are beyond excited.  Yes, the salt-caramel choc brownies are cooling…! We are also very excited about welcoming...

Being me

Tuesday 12th March 2013

Recently, I have been following a very interesting discussion kicked off by Karina Westermann about identity and specifically about the on-line persona and ‘branding’  of artists,...

‘Dear Ali, It’s All Your Fault!’

Wednesday 6th March 2013

I love emails that go: Dear Ali, it’s all your fault! I am now addicted to knitting with beads and with Kidsilk Haze…please help me.’ I received such an email this morning and it...