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….

Control freak

Well, it’s that time of year….last years motif was Choose Life. This year is all about Taking Control. Let me explain… I’ve been buffeted along in 2013 by Changes. This year I am taking back the direction and control and taking more responsibility for a Happy Life. Expect plans and goals and Progress. On your…

Blowing in the wind

…and it is. Blowing. I am sitting outside the boys’ room in Brixham listening to a gale outside and gentle breathing inside. Elder hasn’t slept well and I’m wide awake. So I thought I’d pop in and say hello. Hello. I’ve been doing the customary year end reflections recently. As you do. It’s been a…

On the shelf

I have made some good friends since starting to blog. And one is the lovely Vicky Squires of the brilliant blog High and Tight in Brixham. I sometimes chat about Brixham here and vicky and I met up a couple of years ago as a result. We meet for chat and coffee every now and…

Aftermath

. A lovely day chez Stitch. I am so lucky. I’ve been a bit moany recently, lost sight of what I’ve got. But I have got my bearings again. Happy christmas.

Pesto

…or mashed up (Saint) Basil… It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!

Did I Matisse anything?

its been quiet chez Stitch recently – i am aware of that and Im sorry. But, Life has got  in the way, as it has a tendency to do. So, I apologise but it was inevitable. anyway, i wanted to talk about a TV programme i have only just discovered…Sky Arts’ Portrait Painter of the…