Monthly Archives: December 2015

One year on: thank you!

I’ve just realised that today is the first anniversary of when I first began blogging.  Yes, I set up my blog several months before that, but I did only manage to write the one post.  Clearly I wasn’t ready for … Continue reading

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Knitting update – WIP*

*Work in progress, for those who don’t know With all the talk of my new-found crochet love, you might have thought that I had abandoned my former love, knitting.  But not a bit of it.  I’ve still got several projects … Continue reading

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Hitting 60

One of my mother-in-law’s favourite sayings was that “age doesn’t come on it’s own”, and maybe she was right.  In my case it comes with a whole lot of paper and tests.  Though I know I am very fortunate in … Continue reading

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Climate change, Paris, and me

“Fine words butter no parsnips”.  A phrase I first came across many years ago in a Jane Austen novel (Northanger Abbey??), and oh so true. The agreement made in Paris this weekend was momentous, but only if it is followed … Continue reading

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Trying something new

Recently I’ve been thinking about the difference made by a 30 day challenge.  It’s something I’ve tried several times and found works well for me.  Maybe it’s about holding myself to account, writing things down (yes blogging, but also I … Continue reading

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Crochet update

It’s been a while since I wrote an update on how the latest blanket adventure is going.  Which is no reflection on how it’s going, because it’s going really really well.  I am loving this current challenge, it’s turned out … Continue reading

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