Monthly Archives: September 2014

Michaelmas 2014

This year, we made dragon bread using the recipe from Baking Bread with Children. There is pumpkin in it, cinnamon and nutmeg, and a belly full of secret raisin and walnut treasures. Delicious! (And only the tail and a bit … Continue reading

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  This weekend flew by oh so fast. A first baby tooth was lost, what a big day. When I was little, there was no tooth fairy, but apparently now there is, and a tooth fairy needs a pillow – … 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 afternoon after a grey and wet morning.. Wishing … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

Thank you for your book recommendations last week; all my reservations arrived at our library and we went to pick them up today. A nice stack that should keep me busy for a while! I am slowly, slowly knitting my … Continue reading

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Hello, Autumn

Happy Autumn Equinox to you. We are celebrating with apple crumble, with Bramley apples collected from our friends’ garden. I love all the seasons, but I think Autumn must be my favourite. We have been feeling the chilly mornings and noticing … Continue reading

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I’ve been sort of knocked out with a bad cold all weekend – only sort of, because the little people were (thankfully) all absolutely fine, but hence I had to drag myself round parks and try to keep up with … Continue reading

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Yarn Along

  After getting started on the hat knitting for the shop, I just cast on for a hat for myself, using the (free) Rikke pattern. (I could have shown you a photo with more progress than just one row, but … Continue reading

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