Sunday 12 December 2021



It has taken me a month to finish reading this book. Having loved  the TV version of "Big Little Lies "but not enjoyed " Nine Perfect Stangers" so much I thought I would try reading one of Liane Moriarty's books. Well, it kept me interested enough to pick up now and then but I never felt any enthusiasm to read it every night like other books. 

The only crafty thing I have done is add a few more rows to my crocheted blanket.

It has been one of those weeks. Something curled up and died under the house again and now we need new heating ducts. My toaster triggered the safety switch so a new toaster is on the list added to the mini vac that broke ( 2nd one in 2 years). A leak was found under the house from our ensuite shower which will be a major job to repair as our shower is on a floating cement floor which was designed for disability access over 20 years ago. 13 hours of music  from a neighbour yesterday until 4.30 am this morning. While everything is reasonably quite I am just going to sit and relax before the music starts up again.

Keep safe and well.

Sunday 5 December 2021



Very little stitching has been achieved due to a busier week than usual.  Being busy tires me out easily which means I lose my stitching mojo. However, I have completed blocks for 6 rows of my little Civil War quilt and have started the 7th row. I still can't work out where I went wrong with the pieces that are supposed to finish each block. So, I am still going ahead without them.  

I was eager to start one of the embroideries from the UK but have only done a teeny bit so far.

Jennifer's (Elefantz) latest 'Faith, Heart and Home ' designs have been released so I am looking forward to stitching them too.  Keep safe and well.


  The past week or so I have cleaned out 4 drawers, 3 cubicles and my drawers of colour coded scaps for applique. A basket full of patterns ...