Category Archives: Serendipity

Christmas Swaps

A couple of months ago Deborah from Sweet Fallen Angels suggested a Christmas tree decoration swap. I thought it was a great idea, I make a handmade Christmas decoration for someone whilst someone else is making one for me! I … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

OK, I’ve checked and the photo challenge from Postcard from Gibraltar for yesterday is definitely  Climb, so here’s another collection of photos ! As most of you know, my favourite fell to climb is Catbells, it’s only little at 1480 … Continue reading

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Friday Photo Challenge

Editors note; I’ve just realised I’m completely out with my timing, I seem to have missed a couple  of weeks somewhere, but having written the post I thought I may as well show you! OK, I’m a day late, (or … Continue reading

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Little Things Please Little Minds…

Sometimes I find I have little things I want to share with you but they’re not really enough to write a whole post about, so I thought I’d lump three of them together, completely unrelated, a trio of little things… … Continue reading

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Christie SAL 2

I’ve just finished the second part of Faby Reilly’s Christmas stitch-a-long. She’s releasing a design every two weeks, they’re Christmas card size but I’m making them into decorations. The designs are gorgeous, this was the first one… I changed the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Christmas Decorations

Last year a few of us from my WI went to Alma House in Ripon for a workshop with Rachel Poole to make a stained glass nativity, we loved it and we were really proud of our nativities. So when … Continue reading

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Monday’s Meander Round the Garden

The days are getting shorter and shorter, it’s only about five weeks now to the shortest day, on the plus side after that the days will start getting longer! I managed to get home today just in time to take … Continue reading

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HQAL Round the Houses.

It’s three weeks since I last showed you my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt, in that time I’ve actually met the designer, Sarah Fielkes at a talk in Slaithwaite, thousands of miles from her home in Sydney. It was pretty … Continue reading

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St Cuthbert’s Way

I finally got round to sorting out my photos from our ‘big adventure’, our long distance walk, so I thought I would share some with you. My friend and I try to do a long distance walk each year, we … Continue reading

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Meeting Sarah

I had a wonderful evening yesterday, I went to a trunk talk by Sarah Fielke. Sarah is the designer of my Down the Rabbit Hole quilt which I made last year as part of her BOM and I’m now (slowly) … Continue reading

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