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Archive for March, 2010

Spring has sprung

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

I love these miniature irises. They bloom very early in my garden and are generally through by the end of March. Some years they take a total battering by late snowfall, but this year spring really does seem to be here for the next few days at least. Maybe they will make it to the […]

A weak willed woman.

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

It rained yesterday. One of those days when the kids are chilling in their rooms, hubby is working and I can justify just pottering in my sewing room and making some progress on some of my projects. I try very hard to be self-disciplined in my work – every other project must come from the […]

Overwhelmed by clutter ? – or I need some zen in my life…

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

Left to my own devices I am a tidy person. I dream of no clutter, a house full of simple, elegant, useful things (In white and muted shades…). Days when I do not look around me  overwhelmed by the feeling of too much to do, too little time, sinking into the chaos. Serenity….peacefulness…calm….. Looking at […]

2010 sock finish no.2

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Sitting out in the spring sunshine today I managed to finish these socks for Idefix. I used the Classic Socks pattern from Yankee Knitter Designs again – it’s a good one – the heel is great. The wool is from Regia. I didn’t worry about matching the stripes but just took it as it came, […]

Spring has sprung … and the knees prove it

Thursday, March 18th, 2010

March 18th at over 700m in Switzerland and my boy went to school in shorts. Sorry, but I couldn’t resist. Don’t you just love little boys’ knees. OK, OK he’s 11 and not a little boy any more, but he’ll always be my little boy! Have a good one… Helen