Hogwash Soap Shop now open!

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Yes! Its true! At last the Hogwash Soap Shop is open! Situated in beautiful Great Torrington, @1 Castle Street EX38 8EZ After the gestation period of an elephant I have finally opened! I’m making soap, creams and washes, bath bombs … Read More

Hogwash has moved!!

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Apologies Dear Reader for neglecting you for ages..we have been moving, house and Hogwash HQ. I am sure many of you will relate to the stress and trauma of that!!! Having made soap and bath bombs in a teeny tiny … Read More

Handmade soap, Christmas, and Fairtrade paper

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  Have just taken delivery of some totally gorgeous handmade Fairtrade Lokta papers and gift boxes, ready for Christmas. All Hogwash Soaps are handmade and hand wrapped in this glorious paper. The joy for me is choosing which paper for … Read More

River Cottage Spring Fair 2016

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River Cottage, have invited Hogwash to join in the fun, and sell our lovely handmade palm free soap at their Spring Fair 2016 on 28th-30th May Very excited! Mr Hogwash very excited too, being a bit of a foodie. I have … Read More

North Devon’s award winning beach,craft, soap and curry!

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  North Devon has an award winning beach http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/england/devon/articles/Woolacombe-Devon-named-top-five-beach-in-Europe-by-TripAdvisor/  Every Thursday throughout the summer I am privileged to sell my soapy wares at Croyde Craft Market, which is a stones throw from the award winning Woolacombe beach, and last summer I … Read More

A funny old day!

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Its been a funny old day! Coffee at our newest cafe in Torrington, The Puffing Billy, which as its name suggests is our defunct Railway Station (Beeching has soooo much to answer for!)  with crafting friend and a walk in … Read More

Learn to make natural Soap.

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New Year new skill! New Hogwash Soap making courses for this Spring, at The Plough Torrington. A bargain at £30 and you get to take home 1 kg of your own soap. There are limited places and they are selling fast, … Read More

Social Saturday

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Today is National hashtag Social Saturday 15, which means that it is an excuse to support your own local communities and stores. I don’t really need an excuse! You really can’t beat a little ferret around the independent shops and … Read More

Honey and Oatmeal Soap

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I had to share the beauty of this newly purchased Devon Honey, all ready and waiting to be dolloped into new batches of honey and oatmeal soap this week….ready for Christmas. I bought it from a fellow crafter, a lovely … Read More