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Archive for July, 2014

Walking and dreaming

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Do you ever daydream about places you’d like to live? My daydreams usually involve chalets in the mountains  far away from everything (people, commitments) where I could potter around and have lots of time to sew, raise goats and tend my fabulously prolific kitchen garden (I also somehow gain green fingers in the process). There […]

Comfort knitting

Sunday, July 20th, 2014

  I know it’s completely bonkers – it’s over 30 degrees outside – but when I’m feeling stressed, I knit. Socks, usually socks..this time my regular plain vanilla (which I could knit in my sleep), using Opel Hundertwasser sock wool, which is really fun and self stripes and patterns. I’m really pleased with how these […]

Being kind to myself

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

I haven’t blogged for ages. Actually I haven’t done most of the things I usually do – I haven’t done any quilting, I have hardly been running, no yoga, not much cooking…life to be frank has lost all semblance of balance. To be fair, most of it has been beyond my control. Work is tough […]