I wrote an earlier post on why your lockdown hobby, be it cooking or crafts, can actually be a useful thing for your writing, and as my cross-stitch obsession deepens, it’s teaching more and more ways that is true. So since we’re heading into local lockdown again here, I thought I’d use some of the […]
What cross-stitch taught me about writing As anyone who follows me on social media knows, after months of mocking other people for getting their cook / craft on in lockdown (SO MUCH SOURDOUGH), with crushing predictability I finally gave into the urge myself. I have developed an interest in cross-stitch that can be kindly described […]
Yes, I have way too much time on my hands right now.
As anyone who follows my Prodigal Geordie blog, having resisted the urge to get crafty that has gripped so many throughout the corona crisis, I finally succumbed, and resurrected my love of cross stitch. So I figured having secured some blood splatter aida from Claire Brown Cross Stitch on Etsy, I HAD to make a […]
So, you all know while I am as guilty as anyone of racking up the Amazon bills, it’s good to at least spend *some* of your money at smaller stores. For one thing, you are funding individual creatives rather than big corporations, you get unique gifts (and personal service) you won’t get anywhere else, and, […]