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Snippets for the time capsule

Wow, it's been nearly 3 years since I wrote one of these posts!!! Only 2 since I published one, but 3 years since I wrote...

My most recent quilt – and an update on my Dad

November 17th, 2015 was a significant day for me; it was my birthday; it was the day I accepted redundancy from my job; and,...

Hi 2017; And a fresh look!

Hi, Everyone! It's been ages. How are you? So far, for me, this year is such an improvement on last year (aka the year from hell!). It's...

2016 – THAT year…

I know it's not quite the end of 2016 yet, but only a few weeks out from needing a new calendar for the wall...

Garment sewing…

The last few weeks I've been increasingly inspired to sew. It started when I shifted around my workspace again; the space had never worked...

Introducing Cathy Pope Jewellery

I've recently had the pleasure of representing the brand Cathy Pope Jewellery. I'm in love with Cathy's stuff, so I wanted to share it...

My battle with the bulge…

Most of my adult life I've been overweight. Who am I kidding - if I'm being really honest I'll admit that my entire adult life...

My journey from brown thumbs to green…

  I never considered myself to have green thumbs. Far far from it indeed - I used to kill everything that I touched! But, after years...

It’s life Jim, but not as we know it…

Hi! Remember me? Wow, I can't believe it's nearly March and I'm just typing my first post of 2016!... I remember a time when I used...

Will you join me in being optimistic?

  I can remember a time, not that many years ago, when I used to be bored with my life... It seemed flat. Devoid of...

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