Monthly Archives: October 2012

Shark Bread

Ever since we baked a dragon bread for Michaelmas this year, Kaya has been asking to bake other fancy breads: frog bread, giraffe bread… Yesterday it was shark bread. We could manage that, I thought. When it came out of … Continue reading

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It is well and truly autumn. From my window, I see the leaves turning and falling. A cold breeze when I open the door, tales of frost and rain. But I haven’t been out much yet, except to take the … Continue reading

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This Moment

A Friday ritual inspired by SouleMama. A single photo Рno words Рcapturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savour and remember. A happy and wonder-full weekend to all of you..

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Yarn Along

Firstly, thank you very much for all your lovely welcome messages on our birth announcement! We will certainly keep and treasure your sweet comments for little Batu. He has been an absolute joy, and we spend all our time cuddling … Continue reading

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He is here

  Batu Elias 18th October 2012, 1:36 am 3.1 kg

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Yarn Along

I am on the last corner for this shawl – I only just joined my third skein of wool, so there will be quite a bit left. Maybe for a pair of wrist warmers to go with the shawl? I … Continue reading

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40 Weeks

Here we are, still there. We are at the point where our dear elderly neighbour jumps out of her door the minute we pull up in the car, to see if the baby has arrived. Friends ring up to check, … Continue reading

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