Monthly Archives: August 2009

Craft fair

The craft fair was an age ago, but I’ve had ‘women troubles’ (again!!!) and haven’t felt like doing much other than sitting (and knitting),  feeling glum. It is true to say that the Art market was not a sell-out. Binky … Continue reading

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If you think you can’t make a difference read this

An Unconventional Guide to Saving Lives And just after posting I heard this and came back to edit – what hope is there for a new world if people think like this ? A Hot Tip from a TV design … Continue reading

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All a blur

S’funny isn’t it – sometimes it all goes along like a well oiled Janome and on other days life is like a gummed up old KTel button stitcher (blimey where did that memory crawl from?) I have been stitching away … Continue reading

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Binky and Billy

Well, with the art fair zooming up,  I have spent all day resurrecting the website on a rudimentary scale!   It is amazing how much you can forget in a short time.  I used to be quite the Queen of … Continue reading

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Green Man

A Green Man cushion for my BIL. It was his birthday in March, but he is having a celebration tomorrow. He has many masks, and sculptures of faces, and I once made him a Green Man in salt dough. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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Thank goodness for glass windows. As we seem to have SAD syndrome on a pandemic scale these days in Northern Europe, I wonder what the mood was in the days before glass, when, along with all other the sufferings that … Continue reading

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It’s good to have friends around as an added motivation to tidy the house, get those cushions plumped and go for some big-time cupcake/cheesecake action! For those with Eagle Eyes, full marks if you spotted the cheesecake(lemon – baked – … Continue reading

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