Imaginative ideas for date nights

Do you have a regular date night with your partner? It’s something we try to do but usually unsuccessfully due to lack of imagination, dramas with the kids or sheer exhaustion. But, I’m determined it’s in our best interests to connect properly as a couple and that this will strengthen our marriage, make us better […]

Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap 2013

In October 2013 I entered the Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap. This was a big swap, with around 300 participants from all over the world! I was paired with Alison from Galway, Ireland. The theme for the postcards was ‘celebration’. I chose to celebrate freedom with a Remembrance inspired postcard. This is the card I […]

Life & Sole

The Cinderella Syndrome

This week I attended The Cinderella Syndrome, a talk at Northampton Museum & Art Gallery about research into the way shoes are displayed in museums. It was actually more interesting than you might think and the balance for museum curators of preserving historic and delicate shoes (particularly light degradation) and making them fully available for […]