Category: Fun stuff

A break for crafting and self-care…

As this post goes live, I will be at the CAPERS Passage to Motherhood conference in Brisbane, Australia, and I rather hope that I will be spending a bit of my time in the red tent crafting area which is…

The slow dance of birth (Fæðingadans)

During my recent workshop in Iceland, one of the midwives told us that she had made a youtube video featuring birth photos. As you might imagine, we were all very keen to see it and we put it on during…

Happy Spring (or Autumn!)

Here’s wishing you a very happy spring on this day of fertility, eggs and bunnies 😀 Or if you’re in the southern hemisphere, I hope the autumn leaves are bringing great colour to your life before you bed down for…

Five tips for seasonal self-care

Regular readers of my blog will know that, from time to time, I like to remind everyone (including myself) of the importance of self-care, and I decided that, in my penultimate post of the year, I would focus on this…

A Tribute to Tricia’s Lab Cats

‘I have lots of wonderful memories of Tricia Anderson, who was my friend as well as my colleague. One of the many things that we had in common was that we both wrote and spoke about cats and labour. The…

Knitted breast patterns and exchange

I just wanted to share a post I spotted on Knit for Peace earlier this week, which links to a couple of free patterns for knitted breasts and offers to get them to the right people.  So if you have…

Stone circles, knitting and yoga…

Just sharing some fun photos today…  The lovely Sarah Buckley and her equally lovely family came to stay with us a couple of weekends ago and visited several of the ancient sites which surround us here in Wiltshire.  Sarah and…