Coming this summer….

Have just taken delivery of a lot of Oxford Summer School brochures – choc a bloc with fantastic courses, something for everyone – check out the web site and treat yourself …

Buttons are a joy!

One of the things I enjoy doing at Denman is hitting the craft shop.  A treasure trove of all things stitchy; fabrics, beads, yarns, threads, ribbons, buttons and all manner …

First course of 2015

What a great start to my 2015 courses, a full class of eight patchwork novices at Denman College. They had come from far and wide, some on their own and …

Accounting begins

It’s that time of year when I think to myself, and not for the first time, why do I leave sorting out the boring number and paper stuff until now? …

My 2015 has started

So the children are back at school, the Christmas tree has been stripped and moved out of the house leaving a huge naked space, the fairy lights have been decommissioned …