The countdown has begun!

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Yes, it's nearly here, just a few hours to wait as the February issue is published tomorrow!  Rosie and I are really excited about this issue with its lovely pink cover and, well, far too much inside to list.  But luckily I have uploaded the full preview so you can have a quick peek inside that pink … [Read more...]

A helping paw

Today I was woken once more by the sun streaming through a crack in my bedroom curtain.  I would like to be able to type that I leapt out of bed and flung the curtains open, but sadly this is not the case.  I feel my days of leaping around at the crack of dawn are definitely behind me - if indeed … [Read more...]

My favourite time of year

I really love this time of year - I think May is possibly my most favourite time of all.  Whilst I enjoy the mellow colours and soft mists of autumn, hot chocolate and toasty toes at Christmas, and picnics on the beach in August, May is such a vibrant, colourful, ALIVE sort of month after the long … [Read more...]

Busy in the garden

Now the April issue of the Bustle & Sew Magazine has been safely sent out to all my lovely subscribers, I have a little spare time - and so it's time to begin preparations for our wedding wildflower garden at the front of Coombe Leigh ... Here's my house - this picture was taken last February … [Read more...]