Baby blanket practice

My mum is knitting a baby blanket, and my grandma is crocheting one. I am so grateful and it’s inspired me to try and make something for plum too. Unfortunately I cannot knit or crochet, despite trying!! But I have done textiles GCSE so I figure I’m qualified enough to try and sew a blanket!…

Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber

On the Phenomenon of Bullshit Jobs by David Graeber. Taken from the magazine Strike! In the year 1930, John Maynard Keynes predicted that, by century’s end, technology would have advanced sufficiently that countries like Great Britain or the United States would have achieved a 15-hour work week. There’s every reason to believe he was right….

A Tale of Two Homes

Did you ever see our home in Hampshire? I’ll see if I can dig out some photos. It was a rented flat, one of 4 which made up an old mill house. It was surrounded with rivers and riddled with damp! The garden was communal, huge, and it felt like we lived on an island!…

No posts for a while!

There has been quite a lull in posts as my usually whirring brain has actually had to be thinking about day to day life a lot more. I quit my job and then, less than 2 weeks later, realised I was pregnant! So I have been very busy throwing up and sleeping and going on…