Artipoppe Argus Tealio and the hidden castle

Artipoppe Argus Tealio and the hidden castle
In recent years my husband and I have become enamoured with Scotland and have taken many family holidays there. I find it soul cleansing to go across the border with my back to England and feel a different pace to the places we visit. One of the reasons we love the area is that it’s ...

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap – final dispatch

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap – final dispatch
I know, I thought, I’ll do a video of wrapping Smallest. You know the sort, where the wrapper makes it look so effortless, so easy, so…efficient. I’ll attempt the Mermaid carry because it’s really pretty and will work fabulously with Millions (aka the Posh Pink wrap). What could possibly go wrong? Everything. Everything that could ...

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap – first carry

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap - first carry
All of These Lines Millions had dried really quickly so I ironed it using lots of steam when I got home with the girls. My eldest daughter was my willing wrappee for a very sloppy double hammock. This time she had given the review.  From now on Millions is hereby known as “Posh Pink”

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap – washing

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap - washing
Day two of hosting this Sjala All of These Lines Millions and today’s focus was describing the wrap more, checking its weight/measurements and washing the wrap ready for use. It is sitting on my airer with the dehumidifier going so it ought to be mostly dry later and ready for ironing.

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap – opening 1

Diary of a Sjala linen wrap - opening
I was thrilled to recently be asked by Yvonne at Sjala to be the UK ambassador. I have a great passion for what she does and the general ethos/pace of the company. For ages I have been fascinated by the 100% linen wraps that are woven at Klässbols in Sweden, sort of the gold standard in weaving ...

Sjala – Woods Evening – Review

Sjala - Woods Evening - Review
Sjala is Sweden’s first machine woven wrap maker and they’re mostly known for fantastic merino wool elastic wraps that can be worn much longer than normal jersey stretchy wraps. Their first woven wraps came out in spring 2016 and they now have four different designs. Woods is the latest and Woods Evening is a slightly ...

Sjala – All Of These Lines Latte – Review

Sjala - All Of These Lines Latte - Review
Sjala is Sweden’s only machine woven wrap maker and they’re mostly known for fantastic elastic merino wool wraps that can be worn much longer than normal jersey wraps. They started producing All Of These Lines (AOTL) for spring 2016 in the form of pure eco linen. Latte is the first of the winter collection. The ...

Wedding, fashion and carrying your baby

Wedding, fashion and carrying your baby
Last weekend was the wedding of two people I’m supremely fond of and it was such a joy to be asked to attend. They had waited a long time for marriage to become legal and so witnessing the ceremony was emotional and very happy. In particular, they had made such an effort to accommodate children at ...