Cleaning: I Love It, I Hate It, I’m Going to Do It

Let’s talk about cleaning. I feel like a person who ought to be really good at cleaning, because I love household management and I love to organise. But I honestly don’t think my household cleaning has ever been anything stellar. It’s only recently that I’ve had a functional cleaning schedule, with the attitude that, if Read More…

October Thoughts

Wrathful wind from heaven wrestles with the sun, The leaves leap from he tree and alight on the ground, And the grass withers that was once green. (Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, ll. 525-27, translated) I have not usually felt that autumn is my favourite season, though there’s an undeniable thrill when it arrives. Read More…

Self-stitched September: Reflections

Now that September is over and my Self-stitched September challenge is finished, I wanted to put together a few reflections on the month. First, here’s a roundup of every outfit I photographed. (And can you spot the intruder in one of these?) Actually,¬†it was easier than I expected¬†to keep wearing my homemade clothes for the Read More…