Archive for May, 2012


May 28th, 2012 | Family | 4 Comments

         Joe and Betty having a little hug after school on Friday. Joe said they’d already been there ages before I found them and she didn’t move a muscle when I went off to find the camera. Betty really loves her boys.    


May 23rd, 2012 | Sewing | 3 Comments

               Ages and ages ago I made this little doll. I did take some photos of her then but they were dreadful (too grey and dark here). But today the sun is out so I tried again and here she is. Though, as you can see everything is still […]

ma’amite/ marmite

May 21st, 2012 | Food | 2 Comments


roll on tomorrow…

May 18th, 2012 | Home, Other | 5 Comments

# Our ten year old car will cost more to repair than it is actually worth. Seems we are getting a new car. # I sent Henry to school this morning and they sent him home again. # I went to the opticians, the bank and the post office in my child free time.   […]

a small comfort

May 17th, 2012 | Other | 6 Comments

                                                                                                                                                # One son with a broken finger # One son home ill # One cancelled visit from my friend # One car broken and in the garage # One stressed husband working long hours… a soothing cup of tea in the weak sunshine. One small comfort.


May 16th, 2012 | Home, Other | 1 Comment

       Nearly stirred the porridge with this little chap today!

broken pinky

May 13th, 2012 | Family | 6 Comments

  Goodbye, sunny Saturday afternoon- hello, three hours in casualty! Joe is pretty proud of his broken finger and is enjoying telling everyone about his spectacular scooter accident and his heroic bravery. Boys!

healthy lunch

May 11th, 2012 | Food | 2 Comments



May 9th, 2012 | Home, Other | 3 Comments

I went out and bought myself some sunshine…                                                    

tea cosy

May 8th, 2012 | Sewing | 5 Comments

      Pinterest! I saw this fantastic teapot the other day (original Mr Teacup teapot here on Etsy) which made me chuckle and inspired my new teacosy over the weekend. Unfortunately, I’d forgotten to take Tony’s sense of humour into account before making it and have had to live through numerous renditions of the […]