I like to try and join in with the 1day12pics challenge on Instagram, some months go better than others. Sometimes it coincides with us doing something interesting, but more often than not it challenges me to try and find interesting ways to capture the everyday. I hope you enjoy this months effort. If you would … Read more1 day 12 pics – July
You may have noticed that at Hectic Eclectic we have a small sheep obsession. This is partly caused by and partly responsible for my wool and fibre arts fondness. I am planing on doing the Tour de Fleece this year, but in the hopes of making better progress than in previous years, rather than just … Read moreVive le Fleece
We used to live within sight of Glastonbury Tor. There was a comfort in it’s presence, you knew if you could see the Tor that you were close to home. Yesterday the 2019 Glastonbury Festival began so to celebrate we created this sheepy tribute. Of course Glastonbury, unlike the magical Avalon, can be found at … Read moreGlastonbaary
If ewe follow us on Instagram brew have grounds for thinking that we have bean doing no work, just exploring the localitea with our half pints. But we haven’t just bean procaffeinating, we have bean multeatasking and extending our range of brewteaful mugs, perfect wether ewe are a coffee, tea or hot chocolate drinker!! As … Read moreMugshots!
Today I celebrated a year of having the best job ever! I work part-time from home with fab people, talking about gardening and developing apps that I want to use. In fact part of my job is to use the software!! I’m really not sure how it can be called work! I first started using … Read moreGrow Veg and Hunt Bugs
Earlier this week I spent an especially anxious evening. I had not long settled the little ones to sleep when I discovered that there was a grass fire raging on the hillside very near us. Chris was at work, so I was home alone with no car, 2 sleeping toddlers and my nearly 80 year … Read moreWildfire!
Well it’s been very quiet online, but we’ve been like ducks, looking calm on the surface but paddling like the quackers under the water! Much of April was dedicated to helping my Mum and Dad move house. They then came to stay with us for a bit so we took the opportunity to spend some … Read moreLife gets in the way!
Seven days. Seven black and white photos of your life. No people. No explanations. I did this challenge back in December and prepared this post, and then forgot to publish it!! I am now looking for a new challenge, can you recommend one?
With Alex and Bonnie being Welsh we are of course supporting Wales in the Six Nations! If you need to keep the little ones quiet while you enjoy the Six Nations why not get this fun Rugby sticker book. They can create exciting match scenes and learn about different types of rugby. It features teams … Read moreSix Nations
Today is the Girl Guides World Thinking day, this year they are asking about the impact that the Movement has on the lives of it’s members. I am not currently a member of the association but I was for years thanks to my Mum’s dedication to the organisation. My Mum joined the Guides when she … Read moreWorld Thinking Day
This time it’s Chinese New Year! We have been going in a slightly different direction this year, while Chris is still doing some pyrography we are branching out and designing these fun new cards. What do you think?
The last 3 years have been rather eventful for us, in 2015 we got married … 2016 saw the arrival of our beautiful boy … 2017 added our beautiful girl … We are excited to see what 2018 will bring!
I love the saying by Oscar Wilde “When it rains look for rainbows, when it’s dark look for stars.” It is so positive, encouraging you to look on the bright side. We have spent since Saturday snowed in, only able to leave our property on foot. I love the snow and so was very happy … Read moreWhen it snows!
We mentioned a few weeks back that our beautiful Bonnie baby was given a Pavlik harness due to an immature hip joint. Well we are very pleased to say that after three weeks in it her hips are now perfect and she has been freed! The consultant said to us that the improvement was aided … Read moreBonnie is Free!