and its tricky! love this excellent tutorial which really helps you get to grips with this really great new feature.
I find this great for getting to sleep especially when my mind is racing! I lie on my back, feet apart, arms by my side, palms up. Calm breathing fr a few minutes. I am then to imagine breath coming in through the toes my left foot and up the bones of left leg to […]
There is a huge amount of discussion at the moment about sugar and addiction and many of know the struggle to say no to a slice of cake, warm sausage roll etc etc but is that actually an addiction? It is our biology to crave S&RCs, in nature these foods do not exists and anything […]
I was asked by friend the other day how I felt about HRT especially in light of the new evidence that it might help to reduce the risk of dementia. Both are mothers died of dementia and we are both very aware of what a terrible disease this is, how hard it is on loved […]
and very good for us. In the 90s i lived in a 1930s flat for 9 years, it was a sweet little flat but 12 flats shared a central column and the sound proofing was designed before the arrival of the amplifier. There was always noise, TVs, radios, stereos and i found it impossible to […]
Reflections on a year of lock-down 2020 has been a crazy year and an excellent opportunity to deeply explore a subject that has fascinated me for years, the ability of humans to do nothing or lack thereof! At various points in my life i have felt that i get too busy and yet fail to […]
I am spending my festive season hobbiting. This is not totally abnormal for me but i had planned to go on a solitary retreat in nature, obviously that has not happened! Hobbiting Enjoying the delights of being home, generally alone but possibly with a couple of good friends. A hobbit always has a full pantry […]
Online teaching – the new normal
Just finished another weekend long WordPress course for Hillcroft and i really like this move to online. It am not forced to cycle, and i miss not only the exercise but also the outdoor time, but it does mean i have more home time and during the breaks i can get stuff done here. It […]
I am making these reusable washable face coverings for a donation to The Mayhew charity. You can make your donation directly online via their website. Washing:- the nose wire is not secured so please be careful. Ideally remove the nose wire if you are using a washing machine. Filter pocket:- there is a pocket in […]
Fabrics for Masks
I have had so much fun making masks from the amazing collection of fabric left by my Mother from her patchwork hobby. So far i have been picking the fabric but i thought it would be nice to left folks choose and as we are social distancing i am putting the fabric selection online.