Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brit Sewing Thursday Linky (30th Jan 2014)

This week’s sewing project has been a bag to put all Theo’s Lego in. Probably a sack is a better name for it, as it’s huge, but then again he has a lot of Lego! The fabric is from Ikea. It’s canvas weight, extra wide and a bargain £6 a metre. I used half a…

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5 weeks to go – And something exciting has been ordered for the garden!

With five weeks to go before our build begins things are really starting to pick up a pace. I met with the Harbour Conservancy yesterday, new fencing is being installed tomorrow and a skip arrives on Friday to dispose of the remains of our damp garage. Talking of which, I told you last week that…

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Living Arrows 4/52

I’ve really struggled since Theo was born to find the right balance of kiddy pictures and parenting content on this blog. For a while I did an update once a month, but even that started to seem self-indulgent and so I stopped. But the problem is without the reason to capture the photos I start…

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Picking colours for our house – your help needed!

Tomorrow I have a meeting with Chichester Harbour Conservancy to discuss the materials we are using to finish our house. In our local area the Harbour Conservancy have a lot of input into planning decisions. They have an extensive policy document which details how building design can minimise its visual impact on the environment and…

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Surviving my first semester as a mature student with IDI…

  When I decided to become a mature student last summer, I cast around the internet for information about the organisation I wanted to study with and found hardly any. I was about to commit to 4 years study and a large student debt and I was desperate to find experiences of real people to…

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