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Monthly Archives: March 2011

my creative space…

… is squished into the dark recesses of late-at-night this week!  Lots of beginnings.  A small pile of tantalizing fabric waiting to be another peasant shirt. A row or two just begun, waiting for any car trip when I'm not the driver… There's a little girl's dress sitting pinned, waiting… […]

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recipe for honey cakes

There's something about honey cakes that makes me feel medieval. In a good way. Honey was the sweetener of choice in the early Middle Ages (my period) and I always imagine people sitting outside little one room houses in small villages surrounded by enormous forests, nibbling honey cakes. Which of […]

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things I know

Joining in with Yay for Home today!   Things I know: 1. The grass isn't always greener. Sometimes I wish I was someone else, or something other, or part of the gang, or perhaps better at self promotion. And then I take a good hard look at the absolute blessings […]

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on the way home

If you follow along on Facebook you would have gathered I had a bit of a drama on Saturday which started with me driving home in the torrential rain and fog from a blogging conference to being rescued from a flooding river. Here's what happened. The conference was interesting. I met […]

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Bambi loving (and giveaway)

This post is sponsored by Nuffnang.   The love affair with Bambi started here.  Tilly and her animals.  She is so in love with them. A friend gave us the Disney movie 'Bambi' a while back and Tilly was smitten from the first bars of music. She's watched it many […]

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this moment

{this moment}: A Friday tradition with Soulemama. One moment from this week, one that you want to hang onto and not forget. No words.  And if you're a blogger playing along, please leave your link!   xxx

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rocket launch

Remember this little salad patch?   I can't believe I've actually managed to grow some food.   Friends for lunch last Saturday, rocket and feta salad for the table.      And this is what happens when Adam (thanks for the photos babe) tells you he's taking a photo of […]

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when the wheels fall off

Not sure when it was, exactly. Maybe when I got back into the car today to run an errand, wondered what the funny smell was, realized it was all my groceries, sitting in the car for how long? Maybe two hours? I'd carried the baby inside, asleep, and got busy […]

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