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Perfect Peaks

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

How about spending the weekend looking at this view… or this one… Even better, how about spending a weekend looking at those views, with a group of wonderful ladies, quilting, eating fabulous food, sitting in a hot tub and getting probably the best massage ever…. The classes offered were great – thank you Elita, Gina […]

Walking and dreaming

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Do you ever daydream about places you’d like to live? My daydreams usually involve chalets in the mountains  far away from everything (people, commitments) where I could potter around and have lots of time to sew, raise goats and tend my fabulously prolific kitchen garden (I also somehow gain green fingers in the process). There […]

Ascension Day, Lake Lucerne

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

A perfect way to spend a bank holiday in Switzerland. Too cloudy to go up a mountain, but a trip on a steamboat on the lake certainly fits the bill. I feel so lucky to be living in this wonderful country. Almost no sewing to report – but with the World Cup almost upon us […]

Marrakech…have you seen this before?

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

Last weekend Di aka Quiltova and I went off on a little jaunt….and we flew off to visit Marrakech in Morocco. You may know Annabella, who lives there and who we ‘knew’ through various bees, most notably Stitch Tease. Here we are with Annabella’s first Stitch Tease quilt….. If you ever get the chance to visit […]

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 […]