Slowing down post Christmas-chaos and walking past my wool basket the other day, I realised just how many sheep and wool lessons were learnt in 2022 - spinning, shearing and wool dyeing, by attendance on both Natural Wool Dyeing and Design and Dye Workshops, were a few of the most notable experiences. Each opportunity has… Continue reading Hello 2023!
That sad realisation - it's time...
...and I'm not talking about the song! Coming up for three years ago, I was incredibly fortunate enough to take on the ownership of two lovely (albeit very stampy at the time!) Romney wethers - a literal almost lifelong dream come true, and they have taken me on a journey as a shepherdess-in-training ever since...*… Continue reading It’s All About Ewe…🎵
Having made a banana bread (or three) during lockdown, I felt I could cross that off the 'Things You Must Do In Lockdown' list, and naturally, the next thing on the trending list was finding a webinar. I am joking, but webinars do seem to have become the most popular way of education in these… Continue reading World Horse Welfare Webinar: Buying a Horse – Tips for the Unwary
This is the mindset change I have been aiming for! 💖
Yesterday was the day I could finally go and see my friend, Megan and her lovely horse, Murphy! We have been waiting for restrictions to ease enough to be able to spend a day together in the fresh air, and started counting down the days from the moment we realised it could finally happen again!… Continue reading A Very Good ‘Good Friday’
'Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day', like a little bird in a beautiful sunset. Happy World Wildlife Day!
I LOVE this so much 💖 wonderful work by the incredible Charlie Mackesy - credited and tagged on Facebook/Instagram ✒📖📸
Whilst a positive mindset is so important, I recently became aware of the risk of going too far with what I have learnt to be 'Toxic Positivity'. It is something I have wanted to talk about for a while, but an interesting post from Blackhill Eventing on Facebook promoting the difference between 'Validation and Hope'… Continue reading ***Mindful Alert*** Toxic Positivity
Having been notified to writing my 50th post at the beginning of the year (one of those happy coincedences that I like), I thought it might be a good idea to go back to the beginning and explain how I started blogging, and how I've ended up at Rather Be Wearing Wellies. My journey started… Continue reading My Journey From horsesandcake To ratherbewearingwellies