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Archive for December, 2012


Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Today I’ve sort of come to a stop. The flu has abated, but I am in that energyless washed out post flu stage. So be it. So I’ve made up my mind that I’ve bought enough presents (and if people think they haven’t got enough, well tough), sent enough cards, not baked enough (but I’m […]

Cough, cough, splutter, splutter….this could be a little tricky

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

  This evening should be one of the highlights of Christmas for me. It could however, thanks to this wretched flu, which is refusing to go away, turn into a bit of a DIS-AAASTER darling (apply Craig Revel-Horward voice at this point). I’m supposed to be reading at the service of nine lessons and carols […]

Stitch Tease Secret Santa!

Monday, December 17th, 2012

I’m in a really nice secret bee – the Stitch Tease bee. We’re quite small, but we’re a friendly bunch and there are some exciting projects going on, which I haven’t been able to show you yet, as they are all secret until we finish up in the spring. Annabella suggested this Christmas that we […]

Advent 3

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

There’s only one more Sunday before Christmas. Preparations are coming along nicely, now that I’ve actually made it out of bed again. Today is for decorating, baking Christmas Guetzli, getting on with Christmas knitting and secret sewing presents (no photos yet – sorry!). It’s pouring with rain outside, as it has for the last couple […]

The lingering lurgy

Friday, December 14th, 2012

I’m still here – a bit quiet (my server was down yesterday), but as I’m still in bed fighting the nasty virus, there probably wouldn’t have been much of an edifying nature to report anyway. The achievement of my week has been briefly feeling well enough yesterday to stagger to the butcher’s and order the […]