It seems a bit odd, sharing this so far through Lent. Also, its not something I mention ‘in real life’ a lot. The sad events in London this week made me reflect and I decided to share what I’m doing. A lot of people give something up for Lent. I used to try, but I…… Continue reading Doing Lent Differently
I’m not sure how many sheep themed cards it takes to make a flock, but three felt like plenty! As I wrote in my 17 for 2017 post, I’m aiming to make cards for my ‘stash’, so that I’ve got some to draw upon in an emergency (how much of an emergency is a forgotten birthday, really?…… Continue reading A Flock of Cards
UK readers will know that Thursday was a tad blowy here thanks to Storm Doris. She caused a fair amount of havoc locally in the form of blown over trees, power cuts and lorries tipped on their sides. I was at work in the morning and drove home at lunch, and it was not a…… Continue reading Cheers Doris!
For the first time this year, I have been to the allotment. Mr C has made several visits over the winter so it was exciting to see the difference and admire his hard work. So much has happened there, and the recent (unexpectedly) warm weather meant we had a whole afternoon there on Sunday. Compared…… Continue reading The Allotment in February
We broke our little tradition and went to the allotment today rather than our normal Sunday. (We plan on going tomorrow too!) Dave had been yesterday just to drop off some more compost and show off his work so far to his dad. I got a lovely surprise-our first beautiful pink apple blossom! Other things…… Continue reading Mini Allotment Update
I had been feeling uninspired lately and in need of a new mini project, so I’ve been looking out for ideas and inspiration. I was browsing when I saw a beautiful mandala on the front of a magazine; the spring colours just really caught my eye. I decided to find a pattern online and have…… Continue reading Mandala time