A week ago, I’d have considered this unthinkable, but yesterday we made the choice to withdraw the children temporarily from school to protect my own health and allowed me to be shielded from the Coronavirus (as per government advice for those with underlying conditions). Because we made such a quick decision, I was totally unprepared…… Continue reading The Unintended Homeschool-Day 1
So the first day of Lent is upon us, and as always I have signed up for 40 acts. I’m not sure how many I will achieve, but each kind act will make a difference in some way and I will do my best. Here’s link to my original post about it. I’ve seen lots…… Continue reading Lent-it’s not to late!
Earlier today, Mr C and I popped down to our allotment to assess the damage from the recent storms. We hadn’t been since October, so we weren’t sure what we would find. The entrance to the plot was several centimetres underwater, with just a few blades of grass poking up through it (and we hadn’t…… Continue reading A Confused Rose
My crafting in the last month has mainly revolved around scarves. I very proudly finished my advent scarf (both the pattern and yarns were by Cornish dyer Demelza’s Delights) and have been wearing it to football and for doing the school run. Last week it even saw actual snow-which came totally out of the blue,…… Continue reading Scarves galore (and a tiny hat!)
January-the month that has at least 100 days, all of which seem so dark and gloomy after all the bright lights and festivities-is my least favourite. This one has seemed especially odd with me not being at work, which normally distracts me from the post Christmas blues. However, there was some brightness (on 30th December…… Continue reading January Rainbows
This post has taken me a long time to write, but after much debating I decided I needed to write it so I can get back to crafty posts-it’s been a stumbling block for me for a while. 2019 was meant to be a very exciting year, and in some ways it has as we…… Continue reading A Mixed Bag of a Year
It’s been a while since I posted, but at least I have some new WIPs to talk about! Last time I posted, I mentioned that I was knitting a pair of socks for Mr C on double pointed needles. I enjoyed making them so much that I cast on a pair for myself once I’d…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-9th October