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Hazy Saturday morning in the hills

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Where I live autumn is characterized by early morning fog, which usually burns off by lunchtime. This morning I went looking for one of those elusive over the fog shots – up in the hills looking down over a sea of fog was what I was looking for. Not to be had today unfortunately – […]

Getting all carried away with this domestic goddess lark

Friday, September 23rd, 2011

I’m really getting into this cherishing and being domesticated lark. Combined with my autumn desire to put stores away for the winter means that it is all starting to get a little out of hand though. This morning down at the farm shop I bought 3kg of beautiful Fellenburg plums to stew and freeze… (please […]

A little cherishing

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

My inability to run sees me with more hours at home. It’s also low season in the academic editing business this month, so I seem to have more time pottering around  than usual. I’ve been perusing more blogs than normal too! I’m always interested in seeing how people are decluttering and simplifying as this is […]

Peacefully piecing

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

I didn’t think it would, but it has. Rachel’s pale and interesting quilt has grown on me. And while it grows on me I keep on piecing and it grows – 20 squares now. I have no idea how big it will be. It will be as big as it is when I run out […]

The end of the dream….for the moment at least

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

So. That’s it. It’s over. For this year at least. I had my MRI yesterday and there is visible muscle damage and fluid on the muscle on my hip. I have to see my doctor tomorrow for a final diagnosis, but the writing is on the wall. No marathon this year for Helen 🙁 It’s […]