May Day

Happy May Day to you! Just like last year, I’ll be celebrating by making May Day posies in jam jars, and leaving them on friends’ doorsteps. It’s based on the lovely Pagan tradition of May Baskets, which is being revived by my friend Lou as part of her ongoing Nature in the Home project. You

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on the November table

I am documenting the year with monthly photographs of my kitchen table. Capturing the jumble that accumulates here, at the heart of the kitchen, is also a way to record some of the domestic stories of our family life. November feels like rather a hiatus, a pause. Autumn is edging towards winter and the anticipation of

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May Day

Happy May day! Today, I’ll be joining in with my friend Lou and her lovely plan to revive the pagan tradition of May baskets: small posies of flowers, left anonymously on the doorsteps of neighbours or friends, on the first day of May. I’ve been saving up empty baby food jars and picking snippets from

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