What do we mean by wellbeing? What is wellbeing? It seems that we talk a lot about wellbeing nowadays – particularly since the pandemic started. I decided to do a little research and find out more. The World Health Organisation says that wellbeing is a keyword in their definition of health: a state of complete physical, mental […]
Thoughts about strategies to improve wellbeing.
Radio calling Last week I answered a phone call from James Carpenter at BBC Radio Leicester. He asked me if I’d like to be interviewed live on his program. And of course, I said yes! James explained that his daughter was learning to knit, and a male colleague was very keen on knitting scarves, so […]
All About Wool! Wonderwool Wales is a celebration of wool, from different sheep breeds, and other animal fibres, such as alpaca, angora and mohair. As well as yarn for sale, several exhibitors have their fibre animals on show. These were on my must-see list, so let’s start with them. Wool Animals The Angora rabbits from Bigwig Angoras were unbelievably fluffy. […]
A New Friend for Big Bunny and Little Bunny Since you first met Big Bunny and Little Bunny, they’ve had a few adventures. They explored Nottingham, looking for carrots. They visited Avignon and were nearly rabbi-napped! They’ve been to London and nibbled on carrot cake at the V&A. So much excitement for these bunnies. Well, they’ve had […]
Summer has Gone; Autumn Colours are Here Dear Being Knitterly readers, I just wanted to let you know, that I’m writing a short post this week, and it’s possible that next week there may not be a post. You may remember that in my first post of the year I said my theme for 2015 is well being. […]
Happy Holiday Hopping Early one morning, a few weeks ago, Little Bunny and Big Bunny took a train to go holiday hopping. They were so excited at the prospect of exploring somewhere new. The two bunnies enjoyed looking out of the train window, watching the fields pass by. As we travelled south, the crops changed from […]
Sometimes You Just Need Easy In January I wrote about my Well-Knitting Project which I started as a result of teaching hand knit and crochet to service users at Headway. During the last year I’ve seen the positive impact that knitting and crochet have on people with brain injuries. The group has become a therapeutic knitting group in […]