What a brilliant day yesterday! harvesting willow ready for beautiful living willow domes and teepees, the sun shone, the fire crackled and the chilli was steaming!
Thanks to our lovely helpers.
You can order Willow domes or archways, teepees or living hedges to be installed in your own garden by us ( it takes about a day) or as kits for you to make with your kids. The kits come with full, step by step instructions and are lots of fun to build. you then watch the dome begin to grow and weave the growing stems back in to make a beautiful organic and ever changing garden feature that you family & friends will love.
If anyone out there is looking for inspiration...or looking for inner peace...or outer peace watch 'wild' a movie about a young woman on the Pacific Crest Trail in the US staring Reese Witherspoon....we loved it. What a challenge!
1000 miles of adventure n challenge. 'Tracks' is of a similar vein but in Australia.
True stories about courageous and difficult journeys.......now where are my walking boots and thick sox.
Central heating, blow drying, processing and particularly straightening your hair can dry it out and damage the cuticle (nice smooth, nourished cuticles = shiny manageable hair) So here is a lovely winter hair treatment to while away the dark evenings in useful pampering:
1. pure coconut oil....sooooo nourishing and not greasy so good for even fine and frizzy hair (particularly so) Just massage a small blob into your hair and scalp, wrap up in a warm damp towel and steam for half an hour (or, if you sleep alone or your other half is used to such things, a shower cap over night in bed) and then shampoo and condition in the morning as normal....hey presto!! super shiny and conditioned hair.
you could warm the oil a little first and customise your treatment to your own needs with essential oils?
lavender...soothing and will help you to snooze if its an overnighter
rosemary....increased circulation so v. good for fine hair
chamomile....soothing for irritated scalps
the world is your lobster...as they say.....somewhere?
Ok, it's been a bit bleak and the breeze is more than stiff in Norfolk this week but, when the sun does shine in our great big skies the light is just beautiful at this time of year. It's tempting to hibernate and keep your toes warm indoors but so, so important to get out into the air and light when it's possible to beat winter blues.
So soak up the rays, boost your vitamin D (while protecting your skin...of course) and get the energy flowing....then reward yourself with winter stews by the fire.
Skin care Guru lives and works in rural Norfolk with her family.