Monthly Archives: September 2011

“All the great things …”

“All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom; justice; honor; duty; mercy; hope” – Winston Churchill Over the past couple of days, I’ve been thinking about the importance of duty. By duty, … Continue reading

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Saturday Play – G

Sesame street spoofs Glee. Glorious!

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A new discovery: enormous awesome podcast archive!

Readers of this blog may or may not be aware that I am a big fan of BBC Radio 4. Radio 4 is one of the brilliant things about Britain, alongside tea-drinking, tolerance, and public healthcare. My approach to listening … Continue reading

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Lego People

So I got up this morning under the delusion that I didn’t have all that much that needed doing today. Rookie error. Anyway, as requested, more lego minifigures :): A caveman, magician, zombie, and ninja. The perfect crime-fighting team!

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Tea of the Week – Clipper Assam with Vanilla

Today, I present my current favourite tea. It’s not an Earl Grey. (This is strange for me too. ) It’s a slightly less detailed review than normal; I hope you won’t mind. Source: I bought this from a supermarket – probably … Continue reading

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Saturday Play – attempting crochet

(see what I did there?) One of my long-term aims to become confident with crochet – I can knit, I have a maths degree for crying out loud, it can’t be that hard, right? So far I haven’t managed it, … Continue reading

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and now for something cheerful – bunting!

To add a bit of colour and fun to what is otherwise a bit of a grey time, I thought I’d share with you the bunting that I made last month :). Materials: double-sided interfacing, assorted colourful fabrics, bias binding, … Continue reading

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“So do not worry …”

“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” (Jesus, Matthew 6:34, NRSV) I am very much feeling this verse at the moment. I’ve had a good summer. I’ve … Continue reading

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