Give way

When you give way do you give up? Is this journey always to be pitched At an angle so steep That my blood hammers hard And I drop and I swoop Ever down There are lights on the way Chinks of bright Glowing white But they fade as you try to hold on They are…

Character

Loving journal 52…this is up on etsy for download btw

Changeable

Where are my poems Where are my rhymes The verse has reversed The bard has called time I used to wax lyrical And paint what I thought Perhaps I’m too cynical Or feeling too fraught I love writing lines tho I’ll try to continue But know that I’ll also Stop at breaking a sinew Which….

Upside down

I’m going to a party tomorrow. I’ve had such a massive year since the same event in 2013. I can’t quite believe I’m still me tbh. I keep meaning to blog these changes but never quite manage it so here’s a potted version: Failing health, car crash, stress, discussion, reflection, good intentions, disappointment, discussion, desperation,…

Requiem for a kitchen floor

Now, you guys know that I am not much of a cook. My thing is baking. Show me a cake tin and I’m yours but, a proper savoury dish is another matter entirely. But, recently, I have attempted a couple of dishes. And, in honour of my recently demolished kitchen floor (don’t ask) I wanted…

Style i-con or style i-can?

WordPress do a daily post prompt which I always look at but seldom follow up on but today’s is to describe your personal style. I couldn’t resist. Why? Well I wanted to share my personal style theory – the world is divided into two types of person:: amateurs and professionals. The latter are groomed, crease…

14 in 14

I am an infrequent visitor to Mumsnet but I. Stopped by this week and have been seduced by a couple of great ideas. The interesting journal52 project and a challenge to complete 14 projects in 2014. …I am an inveterate starter and a terrible finisher. This is just what I need. Here’s my plans thus…

Freshly pressed (not)

I try very hard not to give a halfpenny’s worth about what others think of my blog…I started this as a diary so that when I go doolally I have a way of remembering what I could do. And for my boys to know my real voice, not the mother who snarls about dripping towels….

Stitchopolis

Originally posted on stitch this:
Here’s an idea I’m playing with. Based on samplers and also ideas from Pinterest, I want something personal. Also, I love houses and quilts and embroider. So why not do a sampler of houses only? I also want to do something along the lines of the journal quilt project. But,…