celebrating my new home.

Blog psychology

Blogs are demanding. They tap their watch and sigh deep. They wonder if you really love them. They feel cast aside, They can’t sleep. They just want to be loved – They are needy. They never assume they’re ok. Theres only one way to placate them: And that’s posting every day.


Half term approaches. But how it encroaches, on my coffee. With you.


The eyes are the window to the soul, or so they say. I never take photos of myself. I know some enjoy turning the lens face way but not me. And as in photography, so in life. I will step up on important matters but not minutia. So, I’m reviewing my new year’s resolutions and…

Slow, slow, shake, shake, slow

Quick is good, no? We are all so used to striving for speed, efficiency and ASAP in everything. Even in my sheltered world of stitch. Most craft books emphasise the quickness, the ease of their projects. And yet. To be honest, although quick makes are lovely as an option (and I’ve written about some on…

What do you say?

A full on and funny 24 hours. Different lives meeting head on. I’ve met lots of people, some I have known for 15 yes but not seen since I got ill, some I’ve hardly spoken to but who know the shaky me. Weird. Neither comfortable. Both exhilarating. Can’t bear it when old friends look worried….

Calling all female superheroes!

It’s Elder’s 5th birthday soon and we’re having a superhero party. Did I mention that already? Anyway all the little girls (and there’s  few) are in a tizzy about what to wear – there are precious few female superheroes out there. So far we have Lava Girl, Wonderwoman, Catwoman and my favourite, Superfairy. And one…