‘Allotment v Woman’ (so far, it’s a draw)

Thursday 28th April 2016

The allotment is swinging into full-on summer mode.  In the greenhouse, which is here and not on the allotment, I have many veg seedlings nurdling their way through to becoming food.  Chard,...

A Word About Arthur. And Medlar Rises Again.

Thursday 21st April 2016

The thing is, Arthur is an under-dog.  In his mind.  And I hardly ever mention him, do I?  But in fact, he is the sweetest, best-mannered, gentlest little dog that ever walked Dog’s good...

Smith & Jones @ John Lewis, Cardiff, Saturday 23 April.

Tuesday 19th April 2016

If you are in, near or within hailing distance of Johnny Lou-Lou’s Cardiff on Saturday 23 April, please come along as say hello to me and Donna (Jones to my Smith).  We will be signing books,...

The Allotment Project (AKA Oh My God! It’s Rhubarb Madness)

Monday 18th April 2016

When I first got the allotment, one lady told me that she had to take over-supply of produce (beans, I think) home in a wheelbarrow.  Yesterday, I had to take some rhubarb home in my wheelbarrow....

The Severn Collection from Smith & Jones Knits

Tuesday 5th April 2016

Over on my sister-blog at S&J Knits, a little look at the design inspiration behind two of the accessories I have designed for our next venture – a mini-collection of eight accessories....

The Wrong Way to Knit.

Friday 1st April 2016

Today, I read a post from a US based knitting teacher.  She wrote about a knitting subject that is very important to me.  What is the best way to knit? Her answer is:  any way that suits you,...