100 Beanie Drive

Winter is now here good and proper. It’s perfect weather for curling up on a couch and making things. In light of that, I am excited to introduce a little initiative by Jess at Epheriell Designs: the 100 Beanie Drive. The basic idea is simple…the wonderful tradition of making a soft, warm garment for someone […]

Purpose on Paper

One of the least useful pieces of advice I ever received following diagnosis with depression was this: ‘Stay in your pyjamas for as long as you like. Take it easy in the mornings’. This is not bad advice¬†per se. It was just unhelpful for me. I do not feel relaxed in my pyjamas during the […]

Promised Joy

The best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men ¬† Gang aft agley An’ lea’e us nought but grief an’ pain, For promis’d joy! Robert Burns, “To a Mouse” (1785) You know that tendency we have to plan? You might not have much of it. But I would guess it’s there. Even if it’s buried under […]