The BIG mask debate….

Surely we’ve all been expecting the mask issue to eventually be recognised by our government? Almost every other country has agreed that a mask does lend some protection and anything is surely better than nothing! I am sure there are many and varied views on this matter, but that isn’t what this post is about.Continue reading “The BIG mask debate….”

How to make a Ponytail Face Mask Holder….

Over at Headbands for Heroes UK, we are very busy making all sorts of face mask holders to help our key workers to protect their ears from the elastics on the over-the-ear face masks that a lot of them are issued as part of their protective equipment. Today I did a short demonstration on FacebookContinue reading “How to make a Ponytail Face Mask Holder….”

Meet the chooks….

Hello, we wanted to say hi and welcome to our adventures at the Hesketh Hen House. Our name’s are Maid Marian (thank you Poppy), Lucky Lucy (thanks Barnaby), Hope (thanks Mara) and Grace (our human’s choice). We are settling in okay but didn’t want to come out of the nice cosy house that was madeContinue reading “Meet the chooks….”

COVID-19, Coops and Chooks….

There is a song that keeps playing in my head; you may remember it from singing it to your children…. 🎼 Chick chick chick chick chicken lay a little egg for me, chick chick chick chick chicken I want one for my tea, I haven’t had one since Easter and now it’s half past three,Continue reading “COVID-19, Coops and Chooks….”

Coronavirus update – 17th March 2020

Handmade Update17th March 2020 It will come as no surprise, and I am really sad to have to announce that in line with the public health advice issued by the UK government, we will not be able to hold any Handmade groups until further notice.We have many people, including myself, who fall into the ‘AtContinue reading “Coronavirus update – 17th March 2020”

Handmade Thursday’s – THE place to be….

This week Thursday, 5th March, is our community sewing group in Wigan. Why don’t you come down at 9.30am and join in the fun. We will be making two new projects if you can manage them, but definitely one if you are the slow and steady type 🙂 Meet us down at The Edge, Wigan,Continue reading “Handmade Thursday’s – THE place to be….”

Introduce Yourself (Example Post)

This is an example post, originally published as part of Blogging University. Enroll in one of our ten programs, and start your blog right. You’re going to publish a post today. Don’t worry about how your blog looks. Don’t worry if you haven’t given it a name yet, or you’re feeling overwhelmed. Just click theContinue reading “Introduce Yourself (Example Post)”