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No more blogs….

Thank you to everyone who has read my blogs over the last few years, my plan has expired and I’ve used up my data allowance with my photos, so I’ve decided to call it a day. I’ve written a couple … Continue reading

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Indian carving…

Sometimes you have something for years and never really look at it, here’s what I did to just such a possession… Continue reading

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In the land of Topsy-Turvy …

One of my very favourite stories is/was Enid Blyton’s ‘The Faraway Tree’ and today I feel that I visited one of the strange lands at the top of tree…. As part of a learning at work week I was asked … Continue reading

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Dollhouse Furniture…

The furniture in the dollhouse was very lovely but my family are now living in the 1920s and they don’t want to have their home filled with dark Victorian furniture. They are modern thinking, artistic and creative folk.¬† Their grown … Continue reading

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A cover for my Kindle…

I fought purchasing a Kindle for a long time as I love, love, love reading books.¬† But I have to admit they have their place, so handy to take on travels and with so many great classics free to download, … Continue reading

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Everlasting wisteria…

On my morning walks I’ve been thoroughly enjoying the gorgeous front gardens around. The lovely sunny daffodils stood out; then the gorgeous magnolia and Spring blossoms; next for me to notice was the wisteria and now that seems to be … Continue reading

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Boho Bunting…

In a lovely book Mindful Crochet by Emma Leith there is a pattern for some mindful crocheted¬†bunting. In her words ‘Lift the spirits with this gloriously happy bunting…’ As I’ve been sorting cupboards and drawers recently (who hasn’t!) I’ve found … Continue reading

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Painting flowers…

I love painting flowers and in this weird time we are all in at the moment I have been taking walks every morning and getting to study some gorgeous flowers in the gardens nearby. I had bought myself a quantity … Continue reading

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Daffodil money box – (part 2)

So, if you saw my previous daffodil money box post you’ll remember we left it with the box all black and the daffodil had been painted in, but only in white paint.   I then began to start to add … Continue reading

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Luggage (12th scale)

In March we took a little trip to York. We’ve been before but a long time ago and, rightly as it turned out, we thought we’d visit again. We stayed in a central hotel which was lovely and near everything. … Continue reading

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