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My designer life

I haven’t had a sudden conversion to fashionable designer brands nor a make-over.  What I want to explore here is my journey through design and my love of ‘good’ design.  By which I suppose I just mean design that not … Continue reading

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Quick Danish no-knead rolls

And about time too!  I’m sure I promised this recipe back in June or July.  Problem is, I always bake them first thing in the morning, before my brain is fully in gear.  Which means that I kept forgetting to … Continue reading

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The Gap Year: June’s adventure

Oh my goodness, I can hardly believe how long it is since I posted.  There is SUCH a lot to catch up with.   Which I shall do gradually, over time. First of all, I need to talk about our … Continue reading

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Off the hook

Oh I am so pleased with this, and I can’t deny I’m very proud of myself. In the past year I have gone from being just-about-able-to-crochet to being able to successfully follow a pattern and make something I completely love. … Continue reading

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What’s on the needles? an update

I am making the most of the winning combination of at last having plenty of time on my hands and many rainy days, and I’m enjoying lots of  crochet and knitting. First off, that new blanket.  I finished the last … Continue reading

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Cousin Cousine

Once again we managed to get together, never easy as there are quite a few of us and we all lead busy lives.  We had to set the date back in June to be sure of finding one.  Some couldn’t make … Continue reading

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June challenge: update – going with the flow….

Well let’s get it over with and deal with the fails. I didn’t go out running much.  In fact I only managed to get out there once.  I loved it, had a wonderful 30 minute run, and I’ll go again, … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the weekend

What a lovely mix of life-enhancing moments – the perfect antidote to a week full of hard work, minor illness, and demanding responsibilities. A walk to a high place with a view, a bench, a flask and a (home baked) … Continue reading

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Growing where I’m planted

A phrase I’ve come across many times, no idea where it comes from but it resonates with me.  First of all, I love to grow stuff. But secondly, and more generally, it says something about how I see my life. … Continue reading

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