Archive for December, 2009
Just popping in here to wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas! Thank you all so much for being here for me this year. See you bright and early in 2010!
This little chair came home with me from the charity shop the other day. I don’t really know why as no-one in the house plays with dolls. Although, now it’s next to my lovely felt dog I want to make a Julie Arkell inspired doll for it. Wouldn’t that be nice? Much nicer than going to the bank, supermarket, [...]
No, I didn’t really have the time to embroider some rose hips. But I did it anyway. Now, I’d better get back to the list…
I saw a camel costume in the supermarket and was sorely tempted to buy it. Really tempted. But, of course I didn’t. Instead I decided that the costume had to cost nothing (or I may as well have bought the supermarket version) and that it could only take me 2 hours to make (as he’s only wearing [...]
So far this week I’ve taken a very muddy walk with the boys. And knitted a pair of stripey fingerless gloves for a friend for Christmas. I just copied everyone else (as usual) and made these. The rest of the week will be spent making Joe a camel costume. It has to be in school by Friday morning. That’s [...]
I allowed myself a little aimless wander around the web today (as I’ve worked really hard the last few days). And here’s what I found: * Joanna Lumley reading her autobiography on radio 7 * Wool and water blog * Two and Six blog Hope you like them too!
Yesterday I had lunch with my friend Ginny. I gave her shop bought soup. She gave me a signed copy of her charming new book. Clearly I need to make more effort… Anyway, Ginny wrote ’Your book next, Janet’ now there’s a challenge if ever I heard one! P.S. Don’t forget to join in with Julia’s [...]