Monthly Archives: December 2012

In between

In German, we call this time between Christmas and New Year ‘zwischen den Jahren’ – between the years. A bit of a non-time, I feel. It’s not a time of doing, or new beginnings, not yet. It’s not quite Christmas … Continue reading

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Christmas Moments

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. *Special Christmas Edition This was the first Christmas our little … Continue reading

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To you

Wishing you all days filled with light and joy..   Merry Christmas.   Lo, then broke a wonder, then drifted asunder The veil from the splendour of God, When light from the Holy came down to the lowly, And heav’n … Continue reading

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Cutting felt circles: alternative activity to baking (since Kaya wanted to be helpful and washed our handmixer. As in: submerged it in water. No mixing here today) / 5 minutes at the sewing machine = new super easy Christmas garland … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

On the needles: Alvin – Christmas present of choice for both of my boys (fingers crossed – less than a week to go), in Cascade 220. Colourway Chocolate for the little one (one and a half sleeves to go), and Summer Sky … Continue reading

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25 years later

This is me, wearing a jumper my mother knitted for me: This is my son, wearing the jumper my mother knitted for me. 25 years later: I have a few of these heirloom knits (like the hat and cardigan I … Continue reading

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Winter Sun Catchers

I’ve seen these wintery sun catchers around the internet and in magazines, and last week we had a go. We picked little bits of dried flowers and plants and tiny sticks on one of our walks. A few red berries … Continue reading

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