A Roommate Called Anxiety

Previously living just you and yourself; A picture of positive mental health. Your mind a place of domestic joy; No one around to pester or annoy. Thoughts the only company you need; A content and happy life to lead. Hearing a knock on the door in your head; Gone is the bliss, replaced by dread.…

Carrying for Life

European Baby-wearing Week is here; Supporting families and all they hold dear. Whether mother or father, your role is great; Nurturing and raising the life you create. From the comfort of their maternal home; Sanctuary in the abdominal dome. The moment they enter this hectic world; Into a place unfamiliar, they are hurled. A place…

Milling Around

When I scrolled through the dedicated Woven Wings Facebook group ‘All Things Woven Wings’ and saw a competition to visit their Mill, I was incredibly excited to enter, but didn’t expect much from it. The competition was to reinterpret the classic Woven Wings Geometric design. There were so many beautiful and creative entries, that I…

Inspired by Tired

Lids grow heavy, eyes soon glaze; Existing in a sleepy haze; Half living, half dead; Longing for bed; The weekend’s coming, count the days. By Paul Webster

Woven Wings Review: Aquamarine and Thistle

When first asked to host a tester for Woven Wings, I was completely unaware of what might come my way and was given no indication of background. So when I opened up this package and saw the pale blue and pink wrap, with a note explaining that this was the exclusive wrap for the Northern Sling Exhibition,…

Paternal Poetry

The day of fatherhood will dawn, As soon as your child is born, The sum of all fears, The laughter and tears, Paternal pride echoed by a yawn. By Paul Webster