Canvas

Back from 8 nights’ camping in North Devon with the children and Lovely Man and his son. Two tents, five pillows, three bodyboards, umpteen tent pegs. All crammed inside the car, speeding down the M5, eeking out Haribo. How to start a holiday… Here’s my take on it…. Capacity Your knee is in my back.Continue reading “Canvas”

The secret SAHM club….and other campfire tales

So, here we are at the start of the school summer holidays. These are my first ‘proper’ holidays since I left work. It’s my first year when I’ve been truly free to do what I want (with the boys of course) and, while I am as skint as a flint, I have a good roll callContinue reading “The secret SAHM club….and other campfire tales”

Girls allowed

Absence makes the heart grow fonder, truly. I’ve been in Brixham this weekend with some good girlfriends (like my present from them?!) and also managed to catch up with High and Dry in Brixham’s Vicky. She’s so lovely. We’ve had a wonderful, chatty, chocolate laden time. And I’ve loved it. But I miss my boys,Continue reading “Girls allowed”

There a stitch in my bucket

So, I said I’d post a tutorial type chat about what I did with the TopShop skirt I got for £2 in Sue Ryder. Here it is….I realise that the pictures may be a little rubbish. I’ll try to get some better ones when there’s natural light.  I made a little sewing bucket bag combinngContinue reading “There a stitch in my bucket”

Fire! Works!

There were fireworks a couple of nights ago. Brixham does good fireworks. Here’s a few snaps and a version I made using photoshop. I’m definitely getting into the idea of creating designs. Which might be handy. Work has announced a redundancy programme. Cue 4 weeks of angst. Perfect holiday news. I choose life. I’ll ignoreContinue reading “Fire! Works!”