Monthly Archives: May 2012

Some days

My patience is being stretched these days. Everything seems to take so much longer than I had arranged for in my mind.   Like getting rid of empty cardboard boxes for recycling. Moving all the tools to the shed. The … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

I finished last week’s pebble and was ready to cast on for some booties – but then I couldn’t find the pattern. So. I cast on for another pebble. I had it coming anyway, right? I’m so glad I got … Continue reading

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Looking up

Today we had a day off. Well, my husband did, and he took us on an outing: We went to see the planes at a small airport not too far from where we live. There were drinks and snacks on … Continue reading

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A day late, we sat down today to make some Whitsun (Pentecost) doves. Well; I sat down and Kaya bounced around me blowing bubbles. It was a joined effort. In the post-move chaos I couldn’t find any white card, so … Continue reading

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We spent the weekend outside. I am so grateful for this garden, where we can finally relax, run, play, knit, dig, sit, read, chat with neighbours (Kaya climbs a tree to peek over the fence and talk with the boy … 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 ball of parcel string, a toy car. Enough time … Continue reading

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The Torch Relay

Yesterday afternoon we left our unfinished wardrobe in the middle of our bedroom and went to a nearby town to watch the Olympic Torch Relay. The Olympic Torch is travelling the UK before the Games will begin in London in … Continue reading

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