Thank You!

It is not often that I mention politics in my working life. However, I have been so moved by the love and support that has been extended to us by our French friends here in Nérac that I wanted to say ‘thank-you’. Thank you for the warmth of your acceptance of us and...

Spring has sprung – with a vengeance!

Just a week ago, if you had told me that Spring would arrive and transform our garden from winter’s silhouettes into verdant flower and leaf, I would have laughed disbelievingly!  But this is just what has happened! Last week the trees outside our house were...

Guilty as Charged, M’lud!

I have been told off!  Not once, but twice and on successive days!  What can I say but sorry, and I will try to do better!! First came the email from a weaving friend in the US – “Have you dropped off the face of the earth, or did you actually move to...

Have loom – will travel….

Isn’t it funny how certain things make a house feel like a home? For me, as a weaver, it has to be a loom!  The French house in Gascony now has a working loom in it, and the wonderful and familiar smell of wool yarn means that France is now home!! At the moment,...