I was with Esme the day she learnt to crochet, not that long ago, making her latest work even more impressive. She is so talented but very shy about her work (I made sure to check with her before posting … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: August 2012
Our neighbours have a new pet which they kindly brought over for us to meet. Nuestros vecinos nos presentaron su nuevo mascota.
The tomatoes I planted this year are a local variety called tomates de ramallet (Lycopersicon Esculentum Mill.). They are ideal for our hot, drought prone climate and can last well into the new year if hung and stored correctly, something … Continue reading
Our move to Mallorca was a temporary one, for 6 months, then 12 and now, it seems, for 18! It meant I did not plan a garden until very late in the year and having very little space I planted … Continue reading
I think I may have been a little jealous of my daughter’s pencil case but I was also in need of a new one because my current one has a very small opening and was driving me crazy. Perfect timing for … Continue reading
It has been very hot here. Nothing unusual for August in Mallorca. I’m enjoying cold and refreshing smoothies for breakfast. Here is another recipe, just chop and place the ingredients in a blender, blend and enjoy: Juice of 2 oranges … Continue reading
Printing on fabric. Use the same technique as explained here but use ink pads made for fabric and set the ink by ironing. Imprimiendo sobre tela. Usa la misma técnica que expliqué aquí pero usa tinta para tela y fíjalo … Continue reading
A number of people asked how I made the wrapping paper from this post so here is a simple explanation. Varias personas me pidieron como hice este papel de regalo o sea que aqui os ofrezco una simple explicación. You need paper, … Continue reading
I’ve been playing around with my rubber stamps! He estado jugando con mis sellos de goma!
I have been waiting and waiting for a sign that my fennel was ready to be picked but saw no bulb developing. I finally went online only to find out that I am growing common fennel rather than Florence fennel … Continue reading
Ya por fin tengo fecha para el próximo taller de cosmética natural. Ya me han dicho en la Bio Granja La Real que quedan pocas plazas o sea que si hay interés añadiremos otro taller el sábado 25 de agosto … Continue reading
A little wonky but I’m enjoying the process. Un poco chueco pero estoy disfrutando del proceso.
I have been doing a lot of sewing! He estado cosiendo mucho! Inspired by Alabama Chanin. I have all of her books, love her style, her commitment to slow fashion and the fact that despite being advised against it, she … Continue reading