Of course, we had to take Bob and Louise to Leeds Castle as it is such a beautiful place. They were just starting to put up the Christmas decorations when we arrived so that was a nice addition to our trip. It is always great fun to take new people to our favourite places. I [...]
Archive for November, 2012
Remember the fox bag I was going to make? I did work on it with a friend but there was a bit of wonkiness in that the handle was twisted and we had been quite befuddled in how it all worked. When I mentioned that I’d inherited an old handcrank Singer sewing machine, Louise said [...]
Tamyra has a new best friend. I don’t think Bob is going to be allowed to leave if she has her way!!
Bob and Louise have arrived! Yay! We are so delighted to have them come and stay with us for a few days. No visit to Canterbury is complete without a trip to Tiny Tim’s so we didn’t dare miss a chance for a cup of tea and a snack. They have a Bentley-inspired window theme [...]
Apologies to those of you who have commented recently and not had a reply. WordPress have had some problems and your comments are not being emailed. Still trying to fix things!! I love to make a little Christmas arrangement with candles etc every year but I’ve never actually properly learnt how to do it so [...]
I managed to grab a few moments in a break in the wet weather to get a few fall photos. I’ve been wanting to get a photo of a squirrel for a very long time. A little blurry though! I then turn around and there is another squirrel on the wall! Working quickly and quietly, [...]
My friend V got kitties today – the are called Vita and Virginia after Vita Sackville-West and Virginia Woolf. So I guess that makes them collectively the three Vs?
Sew today was the day where we tried out the sewing machine. pao watched the threading video and had a few goes at sewing added by a very interested Tamyra. A *very* interested Tamyra (I think the flower remedies are starting to work as she is not hiding as much as she has been and [...]
I was given a gift that I will treasure always today by pao’s grandmother. We have been wondering about getting a sewing machine for a while and been weighing up pros and cons, chatting to sewing machine owning friends, looking in shops, websites, and generally still remaining a little puzzled as to whether it would [...]
1. Cheering up Tamyra. Poor kitty has been plucking out fur like mad and has a very bald rear. I’ve been doing some research after seeing the vets and chatting with the cat breeder and I’m trying her out on Bach flower remedies. Fingers crossed she responds to it. I think she enjoys having a [...]