There's no more hiding from it. Now that I am barely leaving my room, let alone my flat, I am finding myself face to face with the dreaded pile of mending. The mountain of clutter disguised as eco-consciousness. The I'll-do-it-when-I-have-the-time basket of clothes I haven't worn in years but can't bear to part with because … Continue reading Living la vida lockdown: Spend, spend, spend or mend, mend, mend?
When I was 16 I fell in love with a scarf. A red scarf. A chunky red scarf. Oh it was so chunky and so red. It was nearly two metres long with tassels down both sides and cost about £200. Needless to say, my neck went unadorned as I left the shop. Ridiculous though … Continue reading Living la vida lockdown: the knit that keeps on giving