Lourmarin , Provence

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This summer sees us head back to Provence, where we spend so many hours squirrelling around brocante markets looking for silver to bring back to the workshop. It’s been a couple of years since I had my first pop-up events … Read More

Wells Artisan Market

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I really fell in love with Wells when we had our first trip there at Easter for the West Country Events Craft Fair in the Town Hall. Not only is Wells just an incredibly beautiful city, but when I arrived … Read More

Mid Devon Show

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When our boys were younger we used to visit many of the summer Agricultural Shows that take place across the area. The are always a great way to spend a day, looking at the animals, watching the events in the … Read More

The Dorset Brocante

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As you know I am rather passionate about truffling around the Brocante markets of Provence, squirrelling out pieces of silver to use in my jewellery, and often being tempted by other wonderfully unique bits that find their way into the … Read More

Saffron Market – St Ives

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When I was a child we used to spend a couple of weeks each summer at Porthtowan and even then I used to love the pretty little town of St Ives with its beautiful harbour and what seemed to be … Read More

Saffron Market – St Ives

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When I was a child we used to spend a couple of weeks each summer at Porthtowan and even then I used to love the pretty little town of St Ives with its beautiful harbour and what seemed to be … Read More

North Devon Show

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Every summer Devon comes alive with regular one-day Agricultural Shows, celebrating its local rural communities, farming, food and crafts. The North Devon Show takes place this year on 7th August and the Showground at Umberleigh covers 50 acres offering a … Read More

Uffculme Country Fair

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For over 10 years Exe Valley Rotary Club have organised and held the Uffculme Country Fair, which takes place in the beautiful setting of the Culm Valley. It’s a traditional Country Fair with a great display of vintage cars, a … Read More

Bath Artisan Market

For many years we lived near Bath, which has always been one of my favourite cities. The beautiful architecture, its rich history and of course its great Spa are all good reasons to visit, but it also has some wonderful … Read More

A productive snow-day by the fire.

Looking at the weather this weekend you’d easily think it was December rather than mid March with the Spring Equinox just around the corner. Snow at this time of year seems so out of the ordinary – the daffodils are … Read More