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How the craft workshops are getting on

It occurs to me that people may not be notified of changes to other pages, so I thought I’d just draw your attention to the progress of the… 75 more words


Diary, December 2014

The Resilience Garden glitters with frost, which should finally put a stop to the ravages of slug and snail. The September rocket sowing bolted due to the warm weather, a November replacement sprang up with enthusiasm but then settled down to wait out the winter as seedlings, and the molluscs ate most of the spinach. 277 more words


Shop Local for Xmas

It’s beginning to seep into national awareness that independent, locally based businesses might serve their communities better than identikit chain stores with obscure agendas.

With the destructive competition these small enterprises face from multinationals, the few that still populate the High Street need your support. 392 more words


Facing No-my-Home troubles

You can figure out what kind of history this pic has behind if you have ever lived in a stopgap. Then no doubt you must have faced this oxymoron: I donĀ“t repare and fix broken stuff of this house because I am not gonna allow a single day to passĀ before moving out!!!! 475 more words

Useful Crafts

How to use a Spider to braid cord

for the people I met on my travels this summer

Find some thick card which does not crease easily, yet isn’t too thick to cut. A scrap of mounting board is ideal. 318 more words