Short craft breaks for busy people

So, here’s the thing: I have two small businesses: the textiles one (fabric design and quilt-making) and the holiday lets one (AirBnB house). Both have been running alongside each other for three years now. During this week-end I’ve been at Ushaw College on a EU-funded ‘Boost Your Business’ course where the two business streams came together in a brand-new idea. As it happens, Ushaw College … Continue reading Short craft breaks for busy people

Durham Lumiere 2017

So, this week, back to Durham and back to work. (I have been out and about recently: on Iona, in Northumberland and enjoying Wensleydale.) However, this last weekend was a special one in Durham, for the fifth Lumiere light festival took place here from Thursday to Sunday. The Festival takes place every two years – I wrote about the 2015 one here. This is a true example of art … Continue reading Durham Lumiere 2017