Sunday Thoughts

A special Sunday Thoughts as it's St. Stephen's Day, Boxing Day, or St. Stephensessess Day. However you prefer to say it. I remember our first St. Stephen's Day in Ireland in 1991, there was a knock on the door and a group of 'wren boys' were there. There's an interesting article here to tell you... Continue Reading →

The Irish Gift Guide – Christmas Decorations

I've seen so many gorgeous Christmas decorations made in Ireland so I decided to tell you about some of them. Maple Tree Pottery. A variety of beautiful ceramic products (not just Christmas). You can even personalise them. https://mapletreepottery.com/shop/christmas/ Rachel Quinn Ceramics, based in Sligo, makes beautiful pieces, including angels and Nativity Cribs. https://rachelquinnceramics.com/product-category/christmas-gifts/ Sew Cosy... Continue Reading →

Felt Fantastic

I went to a needle felt workshop today with Alison Hunter - who is an amazingly talented artist. I wasn't sure what to expect and I thought it might involve sewing which would be fine until I explain that I spent most of my time at school skipping that particular class. I'm a different person... Continue Reading →

Breaking down for Christmas

Before you worry it was me personally that broke down it wasn't - not today anyway! Today was meant to be a day of rest as it was St. Stephen's Day or Boxing Day depending on which side of the pond you live in but things don't always work out the way you planned. My... Continue Reading →

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