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Quiet skies

Saturday, April 17th, 2010

Today for the first time in at least five years I awoke to quiet. Apart from birdsong, outside all was still. It was strange and I had almost forgotten how it could be. On every other morning I hear the rushing noise of big jets coming in to land at Zürich airport every few minutes. […]

Tada….Martinique is done

Friday, April 16th, 2010

I’m really on a roll now – and it feels just great! After getting the socks finished on Wednesday, spending yesterday wrestling with my MacBook to sort out shrinking photos so that they fit on the server (and I can put them on the blog), today I turned my attention to the Martinique quilt top. […]

Sock Finish No 3 2010

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

I’m at that stage at the moment where when I look around my tiny little sewing niche  all I see is unfinished projects. It’s starting to weigh down on me a little. In my dreams I would like to be one of those people who starts something, works efficiently on it until it’s done and […]

Beautiful beads

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Yesterday I did something that I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time. I took a bead-making class at the Glas Cafe in a little town near where I live. I have a good friend, Suzanne who lives near Santa Cruz who makes beads and jewellery and whose work I have admired (not […]

Zürich marathon day

Sunday, April 11th, 2010

I would love to be able to tell you that I ran the Zürich marathon. One day maybe. I did however take part in the marathon relay today with my lovely running ladies. The allocation of the distances was a bit strange – 10km, 10km, 5km and 17.2km (why not 3 times 10km and maybe […]