Category Archives: Serendipity

Travelling Sketchbooks on the Move

The latest Travelling Sketchbook project at my Embroiderers Guild starts tomorrow. We were given an A5 sketchbook last month and it has to be ready to swop tomorrow. It seemed ages off but all of a sudden I had two … Continue reading

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A Bird in the Hand..

I’ve got two embroidery projects on the go at the moment, well actually I’ve got three, but one is my new stitch-a-long piece so you’ll have to wait til tomorrow to see that one. At one of the big shows … Continue reading

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A Trio of Smalls

I was going to call this post a Trio of Love, but I thought that sounded a little smutty, then again a Trio of Smalls could be minimalistic packing for a weekend away! Anyway, titles apart, I’ve just finished three … Continue reading

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A Fluffle of Love

I’ve just finished my first quilt of the year and I’ve called it A Fluffle of Love… I’m going to become a Great Aunt in the next few weeks, it makes me feel very old as I had a Great … Continue reading

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The Golden Thread

I’m trying to read more this year, it’s one of my Nineteen for 19 challenges, so when I saw an interesting book just before Christmas I dropped a big hint that it was on my wish list! As it’s all … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

I’ve managed to get my three sessions of gardening in this week, sometimes short, at least one was a couple of hours! I find that once I’m out there, all wrapped up, it’s actually quite pleasant! I’m still waiting for … Continue reading

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Guess How Much I Love You…

…All the way to the moon and back! I think Guess How Much I Love You has to be my favourite children’s book from when my kids were little, it had only just been published then and I loved sitting … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

As it’s the first Monday of the year I thought I’d better start as I mean to go on with a little wander round the garden. It was only a little one as it was cold, wet and miserable outside … Continue reading

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Final Friday Photo Challenge

It’s the last Friday of the year, so it’s the final Friday Photo Challenge set by Postcard from Gibraltar. Today’s theme is winter, I’ve tried to find non-Christmassy ones… These snow drops were in Austwick in North Yorkshire, a village … Continue reading

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Giving and Receiving

From being very young I always tried to instill into my children the idea that handmade gifts were treasured, they always made presents for Grandparents and aunts etc, it might be a tray of mince pies, or a decorated matchbox. … Continue reading

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