Archive for June, 2010


June 28th, 2010 | Family | 9 Comments

If you were to visit me today this would be the first thing you saw upon crossing the threshold 2 slightly squashed bees brought home by Henry to be made better. He’s very worried about the bees. We took a short walk on Saturday and found no less than 5 dead bees. This can not be […]


June 21st, 2010 | Family | 6 Comments

Our Henry turned six over the weekend. Happy birthday gorgeous boy!   The only time he is ever still or quiet (he talks in his sleep too) is when he’s watching Deadly 60 on the television. Henry and his animals.              

The moon

June 17th, 2010 | Patchwork and quilting | 3 Comments

This is the first piece I’ve made for my ‘Field Guide to the Night Sky’ project. It is simply a bleached piece of black cotton with row after row of running stitch.     I’m making this for my Journey course– during which everyone experiments and creates pieces based on their own themes and moodboards. You can follow one of […]

Bee hive

June 15th, 2010 | Patchwork and quilting | 5 Comments

Tony and I recently enjoyed a child free weekend. They stayed with doting grandparents and we stayed here which is actually much lovelier than it’s website suggests. Anyway, they had bee hives at the bottom of the drive and I had ‘homemade’ honey for breakfast- delicious! All of which helped to inspire this little applique picture. […]

All is well…

June 13th, 2010 | Allotment | 9 Comments

just crazy busy. which as I’m the one in charge (allegedly) of the family calendar and my workload must be the way I like it. Right? This is my first ever home-grown cup of spearmint tea and a much needed delicious, refreshing breather at the end of another busy week.           […]