Pink prints

A friend of mine has just returned from West Africa with a stash of lovely material. I have a whole box of fabric for projects that I want to do but does that stop me wanting more?! Erm, no! She had a lovely pink one that caught my eye. I know that some prints are…

Love Again Forever Whatever

I have just returned from a few days on the magical island of Lamu. When I was there I heard the story of a small company Ali Lamu, who started as the result of healing from a broken heart. It was the work of a local fisherman and a Swiss artist, Daniela who created their first piece…

New year inspiration

Ive just been inspired by a magazine article about how to get more out of your year. No, not one of those about how we all need to do the plank for 60 secs a day to build up our core muscles; It was about getting on top of the things that you have to…

Escape to Lamu

Escaped to the island of Lamu for a long weekend. What better way to celebrate 8 years of wonderful marriage than to be lulled by the sounds of the Indian ocean whilst soaking up the Swahili culture. Browsed, basked and breakfasted in this ancient Arab settlement.  View from the deck of Peponi hotel, Shela beach….