Spring Ice Flowers.

Spring Ice Flowers.

I first had the idea of making an Ice Medallion after reading a post on the Willowday blog. This great craft and family blog is written by Gina, who lives in Sweden, as she says:  … between the sea and the city, with my eclectic Swedish-American-French family of...
Feeling Blue? Go For A Blue Walk!

Feeling Blue? Go For A Blue Walk!

I think we are all aware these days that going for regular walks, where ever, is good for us, both physically and mentally. It’s very easy for me to get off my backside go for my two daily walks as I have a large dog, who will not let me off the hook, especially...
SPRING BEAUTIES

SPRING BEAUTIES

Early Dreams. When I was a teenager, I secretly wanted to be an artist, like my mother, who went to art school in her forties. But I was not ready then, I did not have her artistic flair, so I studied languages and art history instead. My life long interest in art,...
Building a Wooden House on Wood Street.

Building a Wooden House on Wood Street.

Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny. ― Gandhi   Everything Starts With A Thought. Everything we do and achieve starts with a thought and...
Do You Shinrin Yoku?

Do You Shinrin Yoku?

Some years ago I started a book club with a few English-speaking locals, who have now become great friends. We named the club The Montainville Literary Society, after the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by  Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows,...

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