Category Archives: house & garden

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we

Anthracite cider bowls… or planters?

One day I notice a lovely grey clay sample at my ceramics course, and told the teacher “lovely colour clay, it’s almost an… anthracite colour”. She replied “that’s because it IS anthracite (the mineral)”. Oops. As a throwing exercise, we

Easy, cheap yet productive mini greenhouse

Prolific slugs (and ticks) have anihilated my dream of a normal vegetable garden. After trying this and that over the years, my large Samla box from IKEA, has been an absolute sensation. I made a hole at the lowest point, added 4 large

Easy, cheap yet productive mini greenhouse

Prolific slugs (and ticks) have anihilated my dream of a normal vegetable garden. After trying this and that over the years, my large Samla box from IKEA, has been an absolute sensation. I made a hole at the lowest point, added 4 large

puzzle pegs

My toddler grew out of her baby puzzle, we found a place for it in the hallway, as a coat rack.

puzzle pegs

My toddler grew out of her baby puzzle, we found a place for it in the hallway, as a coat rack.