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Geese and other meanderings

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Today I have finally managed to finish up my  flying geese block for Valerie for Stitch Tease for October (one day to spare – heehaw!). I’m very glad that Di pointed out that this block was for Valerie and not Jennifer…as otherwise the geese would have ended up flying well off course…. I love flying […]

No bikinis for me!

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

I hereby declare that I will not be wearing a bikini in the near future. (Actually it’s fair to say that as I haven’t worn a bikini for many a long year anyway, that train may have left the station forever). Right now I’m actually tempted to wear a burka. Why? I am black and […]

Sewing again

Monday, October 21st, 2013

I’ve finally got a little of my sewing mojo back. Not that there’s been a whole lot of time recently to do any awful lot, but I have at least assuaged my guilt with some bee blocks for October: Lovely cups and saucers for Di in the Sew Euro-bee-an bee, which is now finishing up. […]

Shaken up….in the most positive way!

Sunday, October 20th, 2013

There’s nothing like a bit of a shake up to make you appreciate what you have. This might sound a bit bonkers, but I really feel like all the recent upheaval has made me re-evaluate things a little and made me realize that it’s NOW that counts. Carpe Diem and all that – we have […]

Back from limbo……

Friday, October 18th, 2013

There has been a bit of a life hiatus round here recently. You may have noticed that I’ve been absent for rather longer than usual.  Or then again, maybe you didn’t! I’ve had a month or two of tests and more tests and more tests – all for breast cancer – some of which were […]