Archive for October, 2010
We had a great day out on Sunday. A great free day out I should say. If you have boys who like cars you need to take them to Mercedes Benz World. There is plenty to look at (even for non- car lovers […]
On Tuesday I was lucky enough to be given this wonderful embroidered cloth (thanks Janet!) I’ve never seen anything like it before. So, I had to try it for myself and think you satin stitch in one colour (red here) then add different coloured satin stitched layers on top (red, pink, green, blue, purple) before finally cutting through all but the first layer. […]
*The other day Joe said: ‘Mummies care more about their children than themselves don’t they?’ As I’ve said here before, he’s a very sensitive, thoughtful boy. *I’ve started work (at long last) on a textile piece based on ‘My Field Guide to the Night Sky’ project. *I can’t actually see out of my contact […]
This post on my Dad’s blog is making Henry very happy and proud. And me too, actually. I’ve found Sean Hayes’ music. This video is lovely. I’ve just finished reading this impulse buy: ‘All my friends are super heroes’. Weird but fantastic. My Amazon wish list is getting out of control. I’m getting contact lenses this […]
The last few days have been spent melting chocolate and then freezing it in a metal bowl. And licking the spoon, obviously. There are worse ways to spend your time. And all because I saw this pinata cake on Trashalou’s blog and knew it was the cake for Joe. N.B. When you give your already over excited 9 year old a […]
Well, we have a nine year old in the house! Happy birthday gorgeous boy.