We have designed Curiously, Creatively to be the record of all of our varied attempts (both successful and otherwise) at a plethora of activities. Between the two of us, we have essayed preserve making, baking, card making, knitting, gardening, painting furniture and a few other things besides. In addition to the creative activities that are successful, we hereby promise to tell you about the things that don’t work out well. That seems only fair. Some of the activities described, are things that we are not particularly expert at doing, but we hope to share our enthusiasm for simply having a go. Our Curiosity extends to going ‘out and about’ visiting gardens, houses, exhibitions, craft fairs and the like. Sometimes we may just go for a walk (on an expotition as Pooh would have said). The various photographs of our endeavours have been taken by one or other of us, unless a photo credit says otherwise.
But who are we? You will get to know us better as we go along, so we’ll just introduce ourselves briefly for now:
Chris: has been blogging about books and cultural stuff at Tales From the Landing Book Shelves for about four years. She hasn’t yet run out of books to read. The idea for this blog came about because posts about gardening and elderflower cordial had begun to creep into the literary domain. As there are already enough digressions on various topics it seemed a good idea to stop the rot getting any worse. If you are a reader of the Landing Book Shelves you will already be familiar with He Who Put The Shelves Up and The Bookworm (see below).
Verity: (The Bookworm) blogs about sexist issues and women’s rights on Stand Strong Girls which is a couple of years old now. She likes to experiment with all kinds of crafting, sometimes with mixed results! Verity is particularly into knitting and miniatures. This blog is a perfect place for blogging about crafty things, so that Stand Strong Girls can stay focused on its main topic.
So let’s get Curious and Creative….and see what happens….