Thursday, 28 June 2012

THEY WENT TO SEA IN A SIEVE

glasses & suitcase packed....
rose tinted specs pushed up nose....
dressed in my best granny attire I am ready to leave for the big smoke to meet up with my book writing pal dearest Tif...

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We plan to take a ganders round Spitalfield market, ponder the delights of some rather lovely fabric shops....stop for tea on more than one occasion before we head out to meet the lovely Cath...
Then various meetings, big hugs & a bit of chat about the weather.....some 1st class travel, dabbling with Mr hook and then we arrive in Retford all bright eyed & bushy tailed ready to meet our workshop ladies on Saturday morning....
So Bon voyage my lovely readers & I'll see you on the other side. xox

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

A MOST WONDERFUL MESS

With just a few days to go before I trundle off down to the old smoke for a jolly round Spitafields, dinner with the most lovely Cath Gratwicke & meeting with our publishers at Kyle books I have been beavering away prepping for the weekend workshop I will be teaching with my dear friend Tif…

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As you can see I have been working rather hard and have made quite a mess and this is due to a parcel delivered by Mr Postie…a lovely vintage coat pattern.

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So everything stops, until I have finished said coat. Its like an obsession….my children go hungry, animals pine for their dinners and the world falls down around my ears..

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Well back to it then…..

ps no children or animals were harmed while making this coat xox

Monday, 25 June 2012

MARVELLOUS MAUDE

My goodness me with all the comings and goings over the last couple of months I realised that I hadn't given you a sneaky peak inside Maude….

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I have spent the evening pottering round and about, making everything spick & span as my dear book buddy Tif will be staying in her at the end of this week…So she had to be looking as fine as could be…

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To be honest I could move in tomorrow away from all the hustle & bustle of the house and while away my days with radio 4 and a round of shortbread gazing at the view….

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Cheerio my dearest readers xox

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

MY HEART HAS BEEN STOLEN BY LITTLE OLIVE….

Now for those of you who are familiar with the ramblings of my dearest buddy over at dottie angel will be quite aware of Little Olive’s antics and those who are not would be advised to pop on over…..well she stole my heart and here is why. Unfortunately she did pick up a little wayward behaviour for the duration of my stay but Tif assures me that everything is now back to normal and Olive indeed is now only a little wayward at the flash of the red raincoat…

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Although Olive was indeed centre stage I also had a fairly big soft spot for dear old used dog who brought a certain calmness to Mossy Shed….xox

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Sunday, 10 June 2012

TRIP ACROSS THE POND - OUT & ABOUT

Hello my dearest readers at last I am back at home again, the mad rush that has been my life for the past 6 weeks has settled back into its daily hum and I thought it was jolly well time to ponder and share some of my adventures..

A while ago we hatched a plan, I am not one to leave home and go off gallivanting that is usually reserved for the Mister of the family but I decided to book myself a ticket across the pond to finally meet my dear Tif aka DOTTIE ANGEL.

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Then the whirlwind of events that have shaped our last 8 weeks came about, my trip was hijacked by a photo-shoot with the loveliest Cath Gratwicke who in our opinion is really quite an genius with her camera and we had the most hilarious time and most definitely the newest member of our gang…

So enough said here are a few pics on our travels out & about when we managed to leave Mossy shed…We had a right royal time…

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Tomorrow a post about my new love….little Olive & her suitcase