The Slower Road

At the beginning of 2018 I realized that my textile skills could be put to good use making reusable cloth alternatives to single use items like cling film, tissues, produce bags and cotton wool, and started moving my business to cover more of this area. Helping people reduce their waste and significantly reduce reliance on…Read more »

Creative Bloggers Unite

So I’ve been blogging as The Phoenix Green for a while now. Not as often as I’d like, but still, tapping away letting my thoughts flow once in a while feels like a positive thing to do. Not feeling particularly like a pro, or in any way experienced, but plodding along. Slowly but surely. I’ve…Read more »

Patchwork Construction

The Highlands of Scotland are my heart’s home. Landscape that at first glance barely seems to have been touched by human hands, until you look a little closer and see the mounds of overgrown rubble, once hearth and home – and the linear patterns of well chosen rocks, piled to stripe the hillsides, separating one…Read more »