Posts by: Nikki

A thirty-something year old blogger from the hills of Mid Wales.
Life, Love, Craft

Life, Love, Craft

Etc, Life
Life Sorry my blog posts have been missing from action this past couple of weeks. My chronic fatigue has been kicking my backside this past fortnight or so and, combined ... Read more
Buildwas Abbey

Buildwas Abbey

Travel
With the sun out and a visit to Wenlock Priory already under our belts, we headed three and a half miles up the road from Much Wenlock to Buildwas Abbey. ... Read more
National Stationery Week: Write A Letter Day

National Stationery Week: Write A Letter Day

Stationery
Today is Write A Letter Day, the final day of National Stationery Week 2017. In a time when emails, text messages and social media are the norm, we’re in danger ... Read more
National Stationery Week: Pen & Pencil Day

National Stationery Week: Pen & Pencil Day

Stationery
This week is National Stationery Week and as today is Pen and Pencil Day, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite writing instruments. My Favourite Pen? I ... Read more
Wenlock Priory

Wenlock Priory

Life, Travel
On a sunny April morning, down a narrow road in Much Wenlock, Shropshire, we found the tranquil ruins of Wenlock Priory. A religious house was first founded there around 680 ... Read more
An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

An Introduction to Letterpress Printing

Etc, Life
Today, I got an introduction to letterpress printing! Working in the pre-press department of a local modern print company means I have an interest in all things print, so when ... Read more
Yorica! Friendly Treats

Yorica! Friendly Treats

Food, Life, Travel
When you’re on a dairy-free and gluten-free diet, treats can be few and far between, especially when you’re out and about. Watching friends and family treat themselves to an ice ... Read more
InCoWriMo: Challenge Completed

InCoWriMo: Challenge Completed

Life, Stationery
It’s mid-March and InCoWriMo (International Correspondence Writing Month) is well and truly over. The aim of InCoWriMo is to handwrite a letter, postcard, greetings card or note a day for ... Read more
Spiral Glass Dip Pens

Spiral Glass Dip Pens

Stationery
I love pens and I love coloured glass. Put them together and what have you got? A stunningly beautiful glass dip pen! I thought glass dip pens were a relatively ... Read more
Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice

Stationery
My favourite fountain pen ink colour is usually purple, but having seen a review for Robert Oster Fire & Ice (a blue ink), I couldn’t wait to get my hands ... Read more
Winter at Berrington Hall

Winter at Berrington Hall

Life, Travel
Just 4 short miles from Leominster in Herefordshire lies Berrington Hall, a Georgian mansion set within ‘Capability’ Brown’s final garden and landscape. An hour’s drive from my home over the ... Read more
InCoWriMo: Are You Ready?

InCoWriMo: Are You Ready?

Life, Stationery
InCoWriMo is now less than a week away. Are you ready?! Being organised will mean you’re more likely to complete the whole month of InCoWriMo (if you missed what InCoWriMo ... Read more
Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Say Nice Things: Journals and Notebooks

Stationery
We are a couple of weeks into the new year now and, if you haven’t already, it’s a great time to start a journal. Bullet journalling is on the rise, ... Read more
A Letter Every Day

A Letter Every Day

Life, Stationery
In February, I’m going to take part in InCoWriMo (International Correspondence Writing Month). So what is InCoWriMo? Well, it’s a challenge to write and mail or hand-deliver one letter, card, ... Read more
2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

2016 Round-up (a.k.a Roll on 2017!)

Etc, Life
2016 has definitely been a year to forget. It’s been my most emotional, stressful and upsetting year, and one I hope I never have to repeat. Thankfully, it’s nearly over ... Read more