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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! The year of the dragon starts tomorrow – so today is Chinese New Year’s Eve, and I decided pretty much on a whim to cook something exciting for dinner this evening to celebrate … this afternoon has … Continue reading

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A Christmas Holiday Update

I’ve been enjoying the holiday season – although I had a bit of a cold in the days leading up to Christmas, it was starting to get better by Christmas Eve and seems to have gone now. Which is lovely. … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

It’s Christmas Eve. The work is finished. The presents are wrapped. The cards are written. The decorations are up, the mince pies are made, and C is sound asleep upstairs, having finally finished night shifts. All is not right with … Continue reading

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Christmas baubles

A picture I wanted to share with you all: I’ve never done the photographing-Christmas-baubles thing before – I like how they all reflect off each other. Beautiful. I found the baubles in a charity shop – tied up in bunches, … Continue reading

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Tea(pots) of the week – fabric!

This week’s tea of the week (sort of): Liberty Art Print Teapot fabric! (#LB27) Isn’t it lovely? I bought it with thoughts of making a waistcoat, but have since decided that I have sufficient waistcoats. So now this is sitting, … Continue reading

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Saturday play – my new waistcoat!

Recently, I’ve been making a waistcoat. Yes, another one. This is the third waistcoat I’ve made – you can see pictures of the first one here, and pictures of the charity-shop-shirt that formed part of the second one here. I’ve … 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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Mug! Fish fish fish fish fish …

Another post about a mug 🙂 Look at that. This is not a subtle mug. It’s not classy … it’s possibly slightly worrying (just look how worried those fish in the background are! The big one has TEETH!). But I … Continue reading

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Waistcoat Pictures!

(Psst, sorry for pretty much abandoning this blog over the past week – I’ve needed some time to sit and think and just generally process ‘life’. Should probably be back to normal on Sunday – tomorrow (Saturday) I’m off at … Continue reading

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Saturday Play – Movements (Rend Collective Experiment)

This is a song that I heard a few months ago … I didn’t think it was particularly special to start off with, but it got stuck in my head and … definitely started to grow on me. I now … Continue reading

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