In which Alfie gets a bed…

Alfie had taken to sleeping on my pillow. This was, in equal parts, adorable and frustrating. Adorable, because catcatcatcatcat, obviously. Frustrating because he didn't really like sharing, so my head kept getting bitten and kicked. Also, it didn't seem super hygienic. In the end, I decided that he was probably trying to tell me he wanted a pillow of his own, [...]

Love Sewing: Upcycled Beach Tote

Hey, remember a while ago when I made a bag for my auntie out of an old curtain? Well, not only did my auntie like it, but the nice lady in her local chemist thought it was lovely and bright, and then Helen, the editor of Love Sewing magazine, got in touch and asked if I'd like to write an [...]

I’m an April Fool :(

Today my brother and his fiancée (who are travelling in Thailand) posted a picture of a plaster cast, saying that she'd broken her leg and that the hospital were saying their travel insurance wouldn't cover it. I first heard about this from my mum, who phoned me, panicking. I rushed home from the supermarket to [...]

Introducing Alfie

This is Alfie. A friend of a friend found him in her garden and by a series of happy coincidences, he ended up living with Ben and I. I think his favourite thing about living with us is the food which we provide. It's quite difficult to cook anything with him around. Today for example, [...]