A few weekends ago I went to Bristol Balloon Fiesta, an annual free event that takes place at the beautiful Ashton Court. The Balloon Fiesta has been steadily gathering more publicity and more visitors over the last few years, and this year it was even trending on Facebook! So it was very, very busy, and the traffic getting into Bristol was AWFUL. After an age sat in traffic jams, we finally parked and were greeted by the beautiful sight of balloons drifting over the rooftops.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
Recently I have felt the need to express my true mermaid nature by surrounding myself with suitably aquatic treasures. First came the seashell tea set I have been eyeing for years. A few weeks later I finally caved and bought this print from Sibylline, after falling in love with the image on her Instagram. I can't resist a red haired mermaid, I can't think why...
Sunday, August 23, 2015 Mermaid
Saturday, August 22, 2015
It had been too long, and it was all too brief.
The water was the lowest I have ever seen it. But everything around was so vibrantly green, encased in moss and ferns. The air was humid. There is something about this place, I never tire of it. It makes my heart swell. I can't wait to go back.
Saturday, August 22, 2015 Nature
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Personal Style
Sunday, August 16, 2015
The Forest Mermaid
- Blogger, artist and crafter. I like creativity, adventures, deer, cats, pygmy goats, and trying to dress like a fairytale character. I blog about all these things and sometimes more.
In February I went to a lovely community event called Window Wanderland. It was started in Bristol and now takes place in several areas...
In between the stress and hard work of moving, we've managed to fit in a few small winter adventures.
I almost didn't decorate at all this year. We moved a little over a week before Yule, I was ill for a week, and the place was full of...
I am endlessly delighted and fascinated by snowdrops. Every year when the first shoots start appearing, I enter a full on snowdrop obse...
I have wanted to go along Bristol Harbour on the steam train that operates there for years, and luckily for me, we managed to catch th...
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