Who is Mrs Faff

Gyre and Gymble
2 min readApr 26, 2023

“Let me introduce myself” — A Faffy Introduction

Hello there! I am Mrs Faff, a self-proclaimed faffing enthusiast. You might be wondering what faffing is, and honestly, I don’t blame you. Faffing is a term I’ve coined for working with anything that looks or feels interesting without necessarily having a specific goal in mind. Faffing can involve anything from art and craft projects to DIY home decor, cooking experiments, or rearranging furniture.

You might think, “That sounds like a waste of time.” While I understand where you’re coming from, faffing can be incredibly fulfilling. Faffing allows me to tap into my creative side, play around with ideas and materials, and discover new ways of doing things. It’s a way to explore and express myself without pressure to be perfect or productive.

I’m not an artist, nor am I particularly skilled in any one area. But that’s the beauty of faffing — it doesn’t require expertise or talent. All you need is a sense of curiosity and a willingness to experiment. It’s about embracing the process rather than focusing on the result.

Faffing can also be a form of self-care. In a world that often demands our time and attention, faffing allows us to slow down and be present and in the moment. It’s a way to disconnect from technology and external distractions and reconnect with ourselves. Faffing can be therapeutic and meditative, relieving stress and anxiety.

Of course, faffing isn’t for everyone. Some people prefer structure and efficiency, and that’s perfectly okay. But if you’re someone who enjoys tinkering and exploring, I encourage you to give faffing a try. You never know what you might create or discover.

So, that’s me — Mrs Faff, the faffing enthusiast. I hope this introduction has given you a glimpse into my world and perhaps inspired you to laugh about yourself. Remember, it’s not about the result — it’s about the journey. Happy faffing!


PS: If you’d like to see some of the fruits of my recent #faffing, head over to Gyre and Gymble and check out some of my creations.



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