Friday, 3 January 2020

Random Friday Jottings

This article by Mary Portas on the topic of the Kindness Economy spoke to me. It's given me food for thought.

Have a splendid weekend!



  1. This seems to be happening more and more in small communities - really interesting if it moves to the bigger cities... happy new year Aril

  2. Cue an entrance from a pet hobby-horse...

    The holidays usually offer an occasion to "commune with the ancestors/ghosts of Christmases past". Coincidentally, I've been remembering the expeditions to select fabrics for sewing gift nighties or toddler clothing, or even! a trip to a professional dressmaker for that special dress. (Having lived through the Great Depression, when one reused any whole scrap of cloth, the older ladies considered buying new yard goods a treat!) Aside from haute couture and bridal wear, whatever happened to the dressmakers?


Autumn Glory

 We were warned last week that Avebury would be packed and parking tricky because of it being the Autumn Equinox. We'd been booked for a...