Wychwood forest fair

Today was the nicest day we have had for ages, which made our trip to the Wychwood forest fair even better! There were a myriad of delights but the main thing that lured us there was our favourite puppetry company Hand to Mouth theatre were performing the most excellent Piggery Jokery, so clearly we had Read more about Wychwood forest fair[…]

Philip Pullman – Oxford Literary Festival

Up until two weeks ago I didn’t think I would be going to Oxford Literary Festival this year. I had tried and failed to get a single ticket to see Philip Pullman talk about all things Northern Lights related and some thoughts on his new work all about Dust – that magical substance that exists in Read more about Philip Pullman – Oxford Literary Festival[…]

Lightning doesn’t strike twice (until it does)

Wanting to make the most of our last day of freedom before going back to work Jam and I decided to go to Haynes of Challow, last time we were there they had some chairs that matched the ones Claire & Simon gave us with their outside table, we’ve only got 2 so another 2 Read more about Lightning doesn’t strike twice (until it does)[…]

The puppet challenge – the beginning

A new year and time for a new challenge! Just before Christmas I saw the call for participants in the puppet challenge over on Clive Hicks-Jenkins artlog, a puppet challenge being curated by Peter Slight, the theme of the challenge is fairy tales, folk tales & myths. I was thinking I might come across inspiration in my new Read more about The puppet challenge – the beginning[…]

The one where I buy two antique chairs…

I’m holding my baking friend Carol completely responstible for this purchase. At the weekend we went to visit a antiques/everything you ever wanted yard that she had recommended near Wantage, Haynes of Challow . We went because we were looking for a fold down table for the dining room (our table in their at the Read more about The one where I buy two antique chairs…[…]