So my pretty pink cardigan is finished and I am really pleased with the finished result. The Stylecraft Classique Cotton was so nice to work with, and the pink crystal buttons give it just the right amount of bling. This makes it the ideal cardigan for any six month old to have in their wardrobe… Continue reading Skill for life.
Having mentioned in a previous article that we had very few charity shops in Harare, my good friend Mary Lou brought to my attention a shop that opens once a week and all proceeds go specifically to helping the elderly, here in Zimbabwe. She mentioned it on the Thursday and fortunately it was open on… Continue reading Dyeing for a bargain.
So school goes back and I immediately go down with a chest infection. The doctor called for rest, and so who am I to disagree. To be fair this is the first time I have been sick from work in five years. However, I had been extolling the virtues of Zinc and saying how I… Continue reading Gone to the dogs.
The saying goes “one man’s junk is another man’s treasure” and “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” and this is so true when it comes to repurposing items that you find lying around the house or in this case, the garden. A few weeks ago I had a contractor round to give me… Continue reading One Man’s Junk…
It’s the last weekend of the school holidays and I am making the most of my last few hours of relative freedom. I thought I would try out a recipe that I saw in an article on the internet this week. It is from Neal’s Yard which is a health food emporium in the UK… Continue reading Chaos in the kitchen?