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Archive for August, 2017

Minimalism…or not?

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

I’m in a quandry. Completely torn in two directions. I dream about living a minimalist life. Away with clutter and too much stuff, bring on the streamlined look – less to look after, space, light, freedom. I really want to live like that. But I’m having a terrible job getting rid of anything. I’d decided […]

Living the life I want to lead

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Today I had a day off work. Jet-lag had me up and about bright and early and I was running in the woods by 6.15 after watching a wonderful sunrise. All the holiday ironing was done by 9.30 and I managed to take in a yoga class at lunchtime and do a couple of hours […]

Slow piecing

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

I always like to take a little hand work on vacation – so that when it’s quiet and I get some time to myself I can listen to my audio book and sew or knit. This time it was EPP using lovely fabrics from French General – most from the Pondicherry range. I haven’t done […]

Coming home

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

I’ve been away. Literally and figuratively. I took about 9 months out of work and gave myself some time to think about what I want out of life. Now I’m coming back – I’ve started a new job, very different to what I had before and I’m moving forwards to live the life I want […]