• Overcoming food shaming

    I recently joined a Facebook group intended for other women who are following the same …

  • My travel plans for 2019

    Not only is the new year the perfect time for making travel plans – but after …

  • Books I read in 2018

    I’ve read 25 books in the last year – well, these are the ones I’ve …

  • An ode to 2018

    In many ways 2018 has been a tough old year; tinged with a sense of longing …

  • Bad blogger and snowy scenes
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    Bad blogger and snowy scenes

    I was a very bad blogger last week and managed a measly one post! To my new readers, let me assure you that I normally blog far more frequently than this!  Last week was a hell of a week –…

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    I bought a house
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    I bought a house

    My intention today was to blog about all of the lovely things I have found on Etsy lately; a sort of dream Etsy shopping list if you will, but I have some other exciting news that I wanted to share…

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    Owl versus shark
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    Owl versus shark

    After worrying that I would never develop any crafty talent in my last post, I had a few comments from people urging me to carry on trying and that practice would make perfect.  With this in mind I had a…

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    Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail
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    Wonky stitches, nice smells and snail mail

    Thank you for all of your lovely comments about Hooty (and Bitey) from my last post.  Although I love sewing and making things they are not things that I am naturally good at and it is a challenge for me…

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    Hooty and bitey
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    Hooty and bitey

    I have had a lovely weekend this weekend, full, predominantly of eating due to two three course dinners – one a Christmas party and the other a hen do, and topped off with a roast dinner today! Yes I am…

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