Small steps in March

Hello,   Since we started planning today's post, the situation with the Covid-19 pandemic has been developing apace and many of us are facing unprecedented changes to our day to day lives.  There are so many inspiring stories of the ways people are connecting in spite of restrictions on our movement and it seems appropriate…

The little thing that matters most.

Dear Sam,   At the moment here in the UK we're living through the very strange collision of the political point-scoring of an election campaign with preparations for Christmas. So, I couldn't agree with you more that we could do with a little kindness in our lives just now.  As you mentioned, Wednesday this week was World Kindness…

How to recycle what you usually can’t

Dear Claire,   I discovered something interesting the other day. April being Earth month, there’s a lot in the news about recycling and reusing – especially reusing, now that the market for recyclables is so unpredictable and given how much energy it takes to recycle something. This reminded me of some of our tips about…

Do the little things

Dear Sam,   Yes, I love my heart from Stitch Buffalo, thank you very much!  I hope you had a happy Valentine's day, too?  It so happens that today is another notable date here, so this time I'm able to wish you a happy St David's Day.     As you know, Wales' patron saint's day…