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Willo's Wacky Wardrobe

It somehow seems rather arrogant to think that someone might have any interest in what one wears, but over recent years strangers have been stopping me in the streets, events, art galleries, public transport etc, to tell me how much they like certain garments and ask where they came from (a boost to one’s ego when approaching 72). 1,350 more words


Nothing new

I recently read a blog post by a mum of two toddler girls who has decided not to buy anything new for them, or herself, during 2017. 757 more words

Domestic Life

Make Do And Mend

When the going gets tough, the tough gets going. Or so we’ve always heard. Sometimes in life nothing seems to be going your way, and there’s nothing to do but to make the most of it. 348 more words

Vintage Fashion

The Chaotic Mind of a Creative

Handmade, homemade, made with love, make do and mend, whatever it is, it seems we’re all at it in some way or another.

Back in 2014 I took the plunge and headed out into the world of self employment, fulfilling my life long dream of being an artist. 885 more words


Gin Strain!

That cold weather has come around again, and it’s the perfect time of year to drink damson gin.

What to do if you have a bottle of homemade fruit spirit that has gone a bit ‘sediment-y’ at the end of the bottle? 48 more words


Make Do Monday - Knitting in October

At the beginning of October I started working on a scarf and was curious if anyone else had some knitting projects in progress. I’ve had a couple of ladies share their wonderful work, scroll down for inspiration!Lindsay is knitting on this beautiful piece, amazing work and lovely colours!Diana has been very busy knitting squares and making a scarf. 84 more words

Dig For Victory Show 2016