Who says the berry shades are for Autumn only? Nature knows that a bit of violet is suitable for Spring too. Before you get the idea that I plan my colour palette months, even years, in advance I must confess that there wasn’t a Purple Plan. You know how it is, a wooly remnant begged… Continue reading purple is my new black
Well a snowflake, none of that pretty precipitation here. Just the liquid stuff that hangs from the hedges like great fat tears and paints everything in sepia tones. Well not today! Today that great ball of fire has emerged into a cerulean sky and has lit up my flake and my flower. Anyone else now… Continue reading Sunshine and snowflakes
Whether you are a going to be a fabulous host or a gracious guest what do you think are acceptable projects to pop out should there be a lull in proceedings? Or more’s to the point what can I surreptitiously sneak out of the crafty corner cupboard when things go quiet here? I’m thinking that… Continue reading Xmas Etiquette
Don’t get me wrong, Velma is a great role model. To me, she was always and still is way cooler than Daphne or Fred. For a start she’s smart, then there’s the fact that she can very often be found in a library. I’m just not sure that I want to emulate her wardrobe. As… Continue reading Velma Vibe
Well I think that’s what the man said at bingo last week. Might need me ears testing. Any road, a post today just because it’s 12/12/12 and I couldn’t resist recording the date in some way. Here in ruralshire, Ingerland it’s been below zero for nearly 48 hours as you can see by what Jack… Continue reading All the twelves – droopy elves
Despite some pretty determined intervention from the fur and stripes brigade I have *sound the Klaxons* finished the eldest’s rug. Just in time for the first true frosts that have dusted the road in icing sugar and rendered the laminate flooring painfully chilly to the naked trotter. He professes to be pleased, so it’s on… Continue reading feline participation
Bradley with a bell Branagh as Brunel The Bard, Rowling and Barrie A giant bed and sleeping baby Mr Bean, Mr Bond and a Beatle Brilliant birds riding bicycles The Torch in a boat with Beckham The Olympics have come to LONDON! Just feels brilliant to be a Brit today.
Anyone else have trouble getting started after a break? Crafting is my very much adored and needed creative outlet/substitute for therapy. I do occasionally harbour ‘chutney dreams’ – maybe I could just give it all up and ‘make stuff’ for a living. I mean everyone needs beautifully crafted scarves, right? All I’d need is a unique product,… Continue reading half-term = half-done