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Starting small… or one tiny step towards climbing a mountain

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Since I’ve been at home I’ve had time to take stock of things, tidy up, sort and organise. It’s been a bit of a shock if I’m honest. Now don’t get me wrong, the fabric and wool stash was always kind of out of control. Every year I would say that I was going to […]

Over the hump

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

I *think* I’m over the hump. This month has involved multiple 18th birthday parties and my daughter splitting up with her long-time boyfriend and moving to England to art school, all of which was fairly stressful for all parties concerned. It is hard to get things organized when the person leaving has retreated to her […]

Busy life

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

The last couple of weeks have been busy – but full of nice things – some spontaneous get-togethers with friends, lunch and a mooch afternoon in Zürich with the lovely Elisabeth from Shark’s Dinner and a flying visit to England to look at an art school with daughter no2 and spend the weekend with her […]

A little piece of heaven….or what sad old biddies get up to on a Saturday night

Monday, November 18th, 2013

I really look forward to Saturday nights…. No, I mean it, I REALLY look forward to them. Highlight of my week…. Which may be construed as either: a) a bit sad, or b) a sign of deep unbridled contentment (please choose the appropriate answer) and, no before you ask, I’m not out on the razzle. […]

Me time

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

I actually managed to have my ‘me time’ this week. I mean I still had to cook dinner, unload the dishwasher, iron…but most of the day I stayed home and pottered to my heart’s delight. And my heart’s delight it most certainly was. It’s been a long time since I had a day like that. […]