Crochet for your garden?

Towards the end of last year I did a few outdoor experiments with Heath Nash to create some products using a cord manufactured by an Italian company. It was quite fun to take crochet out of it's traditional context and

Word of Art exhibition

I went down to the Woodstock Industrial Centre on Friday evening for the Guten Tag Word of Art exhibition opening. There were lots of interesting things to see, catching this moment really made me smile.

The road to wholeness

I followed a facebook link to Brene Brown's TED talk on "the power of vulnerability" the other day. Everyone should watch this one! http://www.ted.com/talks/brene_brown_on_vulnerability.html Brene is a social worker, researcher, writer, PhD, blogger and public speaker and she talks from a life

Life is like a box of chocolates…

...if it's delicious and you feel like eating the whole box in one go then why on earth not? My brother has just got back from spending a month in (extremely cold!!!) Berlin, and he brought me back some delicious goodies.

Cat family

Just say “yes”

If you haven't seen the movie Yes Man with Jim Carey I'd highly recommend checking it out. Someone told me about it on New Year's Eve and it sounded like a good idea to make life more interesting and open

The doily revisited

Street style

Crochet is cool it seems, or maybe I've just turned on the brain filter that has me spotting it more often. I've also been getting bolder about stopping people on the street and asking for a picture when I see something

In the genes?

I spent a bit of holiday time experimenting with some ideas that I’ve been mulling over for a while, but that needed a bit more of a relaxed environment to allow them to percolate. They also needed a workshop and

Churchyard photo outing

I went on a photographic outing with a new friend in Knysna and we ended up at the Brenton churchyard on the edge of the Knysna lagoon. I hadn’t visited it before, and it felt more like the kind of

Playing with potplants

I’ve been doing a bit of holiday spinning and crocheting and made this potplant holder as my Secret Santa contribution for a Christmas Eve party… it’s kind of an interesting experiment and one I may have to explore a little