My hometown recently celebrated its 1100th anniversary*, so I had a lot of history to choose from for the Iron Craft ‘Hometown History’ challenge. I chose to honour Aethelflaed, the lady who founded the ‘burh’ (borough) in 913, established the castle and the pottery industry. She was the daughter of […]

Aethelflaed, Lady of Mercia

As always, feel free to download, print, copy and use as much as you like, but please don’t distribute them yourself for free or for money. Thanks! Philippians 3:13-14 phil3   John 3:16 john 316 colouring        

More colouring!

I’ve been doing an art class this term, on my day off, and it is SO MUCH FUN. It’s a perfect reason to get up, get dressed and leave the house. We laugh a lot. We play with colours and shapes and patterns. We sometimes make things we’re amazed by. […]

There has been crafting aplenty!

Virtually Human: Flourishing in a Digital World Ed Brooks and Pete Nicholas IVP: Nottingham, 2015 First I want to say that this book is fine. If you’re looking for a way to start thinking about how you interact with different kinds of technology, especially online, as a Christian, you’ll find […]

Book review: Virtually Human

There has been progress on the doll’s house: I painted one side wall and then I got to work. I wanted a painted brick effect, so I mixed up some talcum powder and white emulsion paint to make a sort of plaster substance. I took some craft foam, drew lines […]

A wall

I don’t really like to have too many different Works In Progress (WIPs) on the go at the same time. At the moment, I have the hoodie I’m knitting and one piece of embroidery. I’d also like to finish hand quilting the bedspread I started last year. That feels like […]

My new project