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Sunday, May 19th, 2013

I had meant to do a little sewing yesterday….but we finally had one day of spring! (Don’t worry, it’s raining again today!). I spent the whole day outside weeding, planting, puttering and making a little dent in the chaos that my garden is trying to turn itself into. It’s a bit of a hopeless battle, […]

There’s funny stuff going on here……

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Well, I found the missing camera finally…..where was it? Behind the chair in my sewing corner, where it ordinarily lives and where I had looked oooh at least three times. I don’t know if the fairies have been up to a bit of naughtiness, but I’m just glad to have it back. It wasn’t quite […]

Sewing…..and hunting….

Sunday, May 12th, 2013

I’ve been doing a lot of sewing the last few days – bee blocks for Christine and French General blocks for my fireworks quilt….and lots of trouser hemming and clothes altering. I also had a trip to the garden centre and have planted up my hanging baskets for the summer and have been popping plants […]

Virtue……otherwise known as catching up with the chaos!

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

It’s a public holiday here in Zürich today  – for Ascension Day – and without trying I have five days in a row off work and one child less (he’s away at scout camp – and it’s raining :-0). There are no plans beyond a couple of runs and friends coming for dinner…..five days pretty […]

May 1st

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

It’s a public holiday today in Switzerland. I guess the socialists will have been protesting and smashing windows in Zürich again – it’s workers day – and somehow they feel the need to protest against the injustice in the working environment in Switzerland. Crazy really in a country that is incredibly well regulated and functions […]