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Cucumbers (Tasty King) | First Harvest

Cucumbers (Tasty King) | First Harvest

I’ve just had a late lunch with my first slices of fresh cucumber from the balcony garden. I had a bit of a false start with cucumbers this year when, due to some blip in my attention span, I accidentally planted two lots of courgettes 

London Style | Wimbledon Common

London Style | Wimbledon Common

London boasts some great parks and commons; one of the most famous (perhaps thanks to a band of furry friends with their own TV show) is Wimbledon Common. My friend Louise and I took a wander around Wimbledon during tennis season, and somehow she ended up interviewing on 

London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

London Style | Missoni Art Colour Exhibition

The Missoni Art Colour exhibition is a visual story of inspiration, colour and (of course) clothes! Missoni are famous for their use of bold stripes and zigzags… and they made knitwear cool. This exhibit is a chance to study what inspired their iconic style and see it realised in a 

Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

Joining the Minerva Crafts Blogger Network

This week I was asked to join Minerva Crafts’ Blogger Network – a small group of clothes-makers and crafters based all over the world. Every month, Minerva Crafts will send me a supplies kit with my chosen fabrics, notions and sewing pattern. I will then construct 

Great British Sewing Bee 2016

Great British Sewing Bee 2016

So the day has come – the new series of The Great British Sewing Bee starts tonight! Tune into BBC2 at 9pm to watch… It’s felt like a long wait, but now I’m feeling a bit nervous! I’m so proud to be a part of 

Fabric Shopping in Paris

Fabric Shopping in Paris

Last year I visited Paris for the first time. After nearly five years living in London it’s a bit embarrassing that it took me so long to get there but after hearing about the fabric shopping there, I had to go! So IΒ packed my bags 

William Tell Overture – Voice Orchestra video

William Tell Overture – Voice Orchestra video

So it’s been a while since I uploaded a new video to the duncandoo channel. For this one, I went back to the same style as my very first YouTube video, with an A Cappella vocal arrangement of a well known classical piece – the 

London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market

London Style | Columbia Road Flower Market

London’s Columbia Road Flower Market is a great location for fashion spotting. I went there recently with my friend Lynne to pick up some blooms and check out the 2016 summer trends. It was a typical British summer’s day (sunny and hot one minute, overcast