The Windy Smithy is on Pause, until January of next year, 2023.

Do you know what, we've been making burners since 1999, first on the side of the road and lately in a leaky shed,  and we want to go on the road again.So 2022 is Sabbatical year (latin for a year of...
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Woodburner Repairs

For Woodburner (Windysmithy or otherwise) repairs during 2022 and beyond, please contact Bart Corke, in the Blackdown Hills:bcmetalwork@gmail.com
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Wetiko

The mass psychosis of the Human race that causes many people, when (if!) they finally have enough to live, to want more upon more things, money, stuff, control, power, and so on.There is a terrible...
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Touch Wood gifts for Solstice and beyond...

Just got off the phone to my mate Maurice- im going to order some birch tree tapping kits from him.  Just like great.See a selection of the million things that Maurice does here  https://www.touch-...
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I was gonna fight fascism...

But I was afraid... Best listen:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijZbNyVvTmY
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Winter is coming...

Let's hope its a good one... Time to get stuff sorted for the winter- you're going to need to get your burner lit again in a minute- or is it just me? Things to check:Is the flue clear? get it swept...
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Holiday! We are closed 22-31 July 2020

Sorry, but weve got to go and see family in the east, now that we can.If anyones got a field that we can camp in either on the Ridgeway or near Ely, thatd be great- text us.  Else well be wild...
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Post Covid possibilities

https://www.lowimpact.org/what-post-covid-communities-could-look-like-if...From Dave Darby's excellent Low Impact site: Here’s a little story for anyone who’s noticed that things aren’t going too...
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Temporary parkups in bristol - Vehicles for Change

https://vehiclesforchange.co.uk/temporary-sites/ In light of the recent Coronavirus lockdown and concerns from PHE with vehicle dwelling on the roadside Bristol City Council have decided to allocate...
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Love Pirates Festival Andalucia 8-10 May 2020

We wont be there unfortunately, but wish we could be. https://www.thelovepirates.com/ So why dont you start walking/ pedalling/ flying now and get down to Andalusia for the first Lovepirates festival...
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