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The most beautiful run of my life….

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

So here I am. Home from Davos and the Alpine Marathon K31. It was a truly amazing experience. Without a doubt this was the prettiest run of my life and I’m living proof that looking at the view takes your mind off the number of kilometres you’re running and the associated aches and pains! We […]

100th Post Giveaway!!!

Thursday, July 29th, 2010

So here we are… and I can hardly believe it 100th post already so much fun in such a short time… So in time-honoured blogging tradition I’m hosting my first giveaway… On offer I have two skeins of my favourite Green Mountain Spinnery Meadow sock yarn, each of which is enough for a pretty pair […]

Merrily quilting along

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

Yesterday I managed to finish basting the plaid squares quilt top – my absolute least favourite part of making a quilt – and today I’ve started on the quilting. It’s coming along nicely – but I’m sure will get tricky when I get to the middle. Thank goodness it isn’t a huge quilt! I’m just […]

Decision time in the garden

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Do you know what this is? No, well I’ll tell you….this is what it looks like when the slugs officially win. I hereby officially declare that I have given up on trying to grow lettuces in my garden. I have lost about a zillion this year to the pesky little monsters and I GIVE UP. […]

Plaid square jungle

Monday, July 26th, 2010

My garden has turned into a jungle. Somehow this happens every July. It doesn’t seem to matter how good my intentions are. All it takes is a couple of days away, some hot sun and some heavy rain and before I know it, I’ve lost control. This morning I was out there by 6.30 before […]