What on earth is Imbolc?

I’m so glad you asked. Imbolc, which falls on February 1st or 2nd is something I hadn’t really heard of until a couple of weeks ago and it turns out it’s pretty darn cool. It’s an ancient Gaelic festival which marks the beginning of spring and was celebrated by Scotland and Ireland way back in the…

Spring Lowdown: What to do now it isn’t so cold

Spring has well and truly sprung!  There are daffodils everywhere I look, and it has even been vaguely mild.  I have taken the serious step of putting away all my thickest winter jumpers and replaced them with my lighter knitwear.  Knitwear is still necessary, because I live in Scotland, and I’m a realist.  So, you’re…