Monthly Archives: October 2011

Starting the week..

..with a poem. A while ago I told you about my father’s novel. Thank you again for your lovely responses. There was some interest in his writing, so I asked him if I could translate some of his poems. He … Continue reading

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We are going away tomorrow, to visit my husband’s side of the family in Turkey. We will eat wonderful food and celebrate and see too many relatives. Hopefully we will steal a little bit more sunshine before we come back … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A bright and breezy weekend to all of you..

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All the other stitches

There’s been a lot of stitching going on this week. Christmas cards, wreaths, ornaments – if you told me it was Advent already I’d probably believe you. I still have the pattern pieces and fabrics sitting around for another pair of … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

The mother-in-law shawl is done. In the end it all went rather quickly, and I had to rip out a few rows when I realized I wouldn’t be able to squeeze in another pattern repeat after all. I used a … Continue reading

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Taking time

Do you read stories while pushing the buggy? I do. It helps keep the little one awake until we get home, and keep him in the buggy if we need to get somewhere. This is another busy week and I … Continue reading

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Leaf Rubbing

I remember doing this myself in kindergarten. And I still love it.

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