Bluebells

We made the decision to get married in a bluebell wood, many moons ago, so the wild bluebell has fond associations for me. I grew up in Buckinghamshire, a county of England that was once nicknamed 'Beechy Bucks' because of its extensive beech woods. There was a beech wood opposite our house and each year … Continue reading Bluebells

Quilting and good mental health

In the UK, the week from 8-14 May 2017 was designated 'Mental Health Awareness Week'. The week was coordinated by the Mental Health Foundation (click here to go to their website). Severe mental illness has afflicted members of my family, so this is a topic that is close to my heart. The theme for the … Continue reading Quilting and good mental health