Category Archives: quilting

The end – and getting better at arriving there.

I found this quote on one of those one-day-to-a-page desktop flip calendars at work. The old fashioned ones, with almost see-through paper. The quote really hit a nerve. It’s so unlike me. I’m absolutely not an inspirational quote kind of … Continue reading

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Some hexagons

Sorry I’ve been so absent around here. I’ve been doing a lot of life admin and I’m not exactly the type of blogger to write a ‘1o top tips for tidying your living room’ post. You don’t need to read … Continue reading

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A covered notebook and a pin cushion: a birthday present

One of my gorgeous friends celebrates a birthday today (happy birthday, my dear!), so Hugo and I caught up with her for a coffee yesterday. It was lovely to see her and chat. And funny watching the cafe’s customers try … Continue reading

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Scrappy pin cushion

I hope your Friday evening ran more smoothly than ours! Hugo’s still having a love/hate relationship with sleep. Yesterday evening we were definitely on the hate side of the equation. We decided to get some take away for dinner and, … Continue reading

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An unintentional break

It has been a long, quiet fortnight here. Alex has been away with work, we’ve had family visiting, Hugo’s had an ear infection which has stuck around – and had teeth numbers three and four arrive. We don’t do things … Continue reading

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Everyone’s turning two!

We’ve had so many lovely little friends turn two lately and it’s been so much fun. We were off to another party this weekend and a little birdie told me the birthday girl was receiving a doll for her birthday. … Continue reading

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