Anti fast fashion – #Second hand September

I can’t say how much I love charity shops! They are a mainstay of many high streets and essential in the ‘fast fashion’ consumer society. I must admit i was stunned to read that the average garment only gets worn 4 times! Mr SK (I’m sure he that he won’t mind me tell you!) had … Read moreAnti fast fashion – #Second hand September

Newcastle food – Thali Tray Ouseburn

Arch 2 Brewery and Thali tray Full disclosure: All food and drink was paid for by us. No influencers were harmed in the writing of this post. The photography reflect my need to eat the food not take pictures so frequent bite marks will appear. If Newcastle food doesn’t look Instagram worthy that is a … Read moreNewcastle food – Thali Tray Ouseburn

Dog Snood me STAT! Baby, it’s cold outside!

One of my biggest joys of being a dog sitter has been the wide variety of breeds that I’ve been able to share my home with. From border collies to ex racer greyhounds and of course the magnificent otterhound. It’s not going to be s surprise that they are all fabulous. Any dog owner knows … Read moreDog Snood me STAT! Baby, it’s cold outside!

Textile upcycling – So, what’s it all about, Scatty?

Scatty knits started out of the wonderful textile upcycling and recycling businesses that I was lucky enough to come in contact with during 2017. I said at the start that it usually starts with a dog. In this case the marvellous Vera led to Bev aka Veloculture ( fab upcycled products from bicycle inner tubes … Read moreTextile upcycling – So, what’s it all about, Scatty?