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A tick for Lime Fizz

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Tadaaaaa…..   Today once the teenagers had headed off and I had finished editing a couple of things I managed to get down to some hard sewing at lunchtime. Five hours and half a billion petals later I’m done. The Soda Pop quilt has officially been renamed Lime Fizz and is ready for basting. This […]

My sewing week

Monday, July 30th, 2012

It’s Monday and my sewing week is up and running – a little slower than I’d hoped because the teenagers only leave tomorrow, so I’ve had to spend much of today running around and sorting out stuff for them and being the perennial taxi driver, but my head is in sewing mode and in between […]

Olympic Sports

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

So here we are – after a long, hot and finally torrentially rainy drive home from Italy I’m now home in cool and wet Switzerland. Which is just fine by me. I have been stuck in front of the TV today watching Team GB being slightly less than sparkling…but hopefully things will improve, and whether […]

A funny old week

Friday, July 27th, 2012

It’s been a strange week, this week. Cool and windy to start with and now insanely hot. We started out with a fair bit of sightseeing and have slowly but surely ground to a halt. A trip to the village to drink Latte Machiatto with the old men in a street cafe and buy Bistecca […]


Tuesday, July 24th, 2012

Still no sewing, but a little teenager-free sightseeing was enjoyed today. Soaking in the sights and sounds of the Chianti……..not to mention the culinary delights!   Helen