Rubbish Q&A Day

Tracey ready to answer questions
Tracey is standing by her computer and is ready to answer your questions!

A quick note from Thomas:

Hi everybody and welcome to the first Book of Rubbish Ideas Q&A day. Anybody out there who wants to leave Tracey a rubbish and sustainable living related questions may do so by leaving a comment under this post and Tracey will then get busy finding an answer for you. So keep this post up, pop back and refresh often to have a look at the questions and answers as they come rolling in throughout the day.

But first, many of you submitted questions last week so Tracey has got a head start and has answered many of them already. Thanks to everybody who submitted questions and here they are with Tracey’s responses:

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You Great Knit!

My wierd and wonderful wool

Where is your Nan when you need her most?

Unfortunately, my lovely Nan passed away many years ago, but I remember her voice, laughter and cuddles like she was here only yesterday.

She taught me so much; how to be patient, how to cook, how to grow a few things in the garden, how to enjoy your own company and how to knit, amongst others.

Most of the important stuff has remained lodged in my head but the knitting thing has been sadly lost with the passage of time.  Well, I say lost, it’s not completely gone, I remembered a few of the basics and felt sure it would all come flooding back if I could just find a prompt.

…and find a prompt I did! Continue reading “You Great Knit!”

Start a Crafty Group and Reuse Your Rubbish

Doh, ray, me, fah, SEW, la, ti, doh!
Doh, ray, me, fah, SEW, la, ti, doh!

I’ll lay a bet you have one or two craft books on your shelves at home.

Everybody does, it’s almost the law to have a couple, but how often do you pick them up and have a good look through?

Consider this a rubbishy prompt.

The nights are drawing in already, the outlook for autumn weather is lousy and this is a perfect time to think about starting up a little crafty group.

It doesn’t have to a grand affair, a few friends is all you need to get going and you might find yourself pleasantly surprised in a few weeks time when you’ve snowballed to quite a gathering (er, just ignore that bit about ‘snow’)… Continue reading “Start a Crafty Group and Reuse Your Rubbish”