Some time ago I noticed that some people had, without asking my permission, posted photographs from my blog on their Pinterest sites. I wasn’t sure whether to be flattered or annoyed but it certainly made me feel uneasy as I had no control over what they were doing. Later on I found that there were… Read More Announcement
This year I made never-ending cards to send to the couple of people I send a card to, so I thought I would share one with you. And to finish I will share with you the cake I made this Easter. Not a simnel cake this year. My son saw a cake on a food… Read More Happy Easter
Crochet: During the last year I have completed two different sides to make a cushion cover and a snuggle blanket for cold winter evenings, or even cooler summer ones! some shower puffs and an alternative that dries more quickly; though I didn’t keep these: they were more exercises. I also, as an exercise, worked up… Read More 2016 – Looking back
Firstly “A Happy New Year to all my followers old and new!” Now I don’t normally make New Year resolutions because if I decide that there is something in my life that needs to be changed and which needs some sort of resolution to back it up, I make it straightaway whatever time of year… Read More New Year’s Resolution
Wishing you all the blessings of Christmas. And an especial thank you for all your comments and interest over this past year.
Having see the idea of a never-ending card on Wild Daffodils’ blog – HERE I had thought that I would like to try it. Recently I needed a card for a Crafty Coffee friend’s birthday. She makes beautiful things out of many pieces of origami paper so I thought that she would appreciate that sort… Read More Never-Ending Card
With a topic like socks (don’t think it was I who chose that one) what could I do but take a photograph of all the socks I have made. Seven knitted pairs and one crocheted. The rainbowy pair at the top were the first that I made, in merino wool, and you can see they… Read More Photo Challenge – Socks
I always like to make at least some of my Christmas cards and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do this year until I was given this book. that someone didn’t want. In it I found the perfect chart which I copied out in colour onto squared paper so my old eyes didn’t… Read More This year’s Christmas cards
My 500th Post! Not having any knitting or crochet to share with you, though there will be something next week, I thought I would show you a few finishing touches I have added to my garden. Remember this?Well I spent a long time thinking about the best way to protect myself from the need to… Read More Garden Supplement
Maybe you remember me showing you the two choices of paving and asking you which you preferred. Well I chose the one on the right, most especially because I loved the soft dimpled feel of it and indeed it is lovely to walk on with bare feet.But it is beautiful too as you shall see.… Read More Garden update with new paving now laid!