As I mentioned in a previous post, I was lucky enough to receive two Kirsty Allsop craft books for Christmas and I have been keen to start trying my hand at some of the projects in them. After lots of reading and umming and ahhing, I finally decided[…]

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat …. … and it’s times like these when I realise just how much spare cash we had when we were both in full time employment. It’s the first Christmas since I packed in teaching, and although we’re doing OK, we[…]