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Cast and Crew
The Golfer:: My loving husband of some 20 years (yes, I was a child bride!), who likes nothing better than flogging a little white ball around the green fairways (and hopefully not getting into the rough) of his local golf course.
Ma & Pa Kettles:: My parents who live in the country, fondly known as The Kettles. Sadly my gorgeous Dad died in 2015, so it’s just Mum now.
MyDearFIL & MIL:: The Golfer’s Dad & Mum who have now both passed away.
LittleBigBrother:: My brother who is younger than me, but at 6 foot, definitely bigger than me!!
DocSisterInLaw:: LittleBigBrother’s wife (who has a Doctorate!)
Poppet:: My beautiful niece, and daughter of LittleBigBrother and DocSisterInLaw
(blis) n. 1. perfect happiness; serene joy
Obviously the collective noun for a group of stitchers!!
Reading: “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gail Honeyman
Listening to: Astrid Gilberto
Watching: “Berlin Station” (SBS)
Going to: start back at classes this week
- Cutting up some very special fabric for a new project. Thanks @modernbasics #320createdaylesford #mereditheclarktemplatesI’ve realised when I’m discombobulated I knit socks! 2nd pair for 2019 and wore them (and boots!) last night for movie club (Green Book) and had cosy toes! First time for this year wearing socks and boots - Winter is coming! @winwickmum #handknittedsocks #yummyyarns #iloveknittingsocksFinished appliqueing my blocks for #qalflowers2019 on Sunday night. Now to trim them and start on the machine pieced blocks and putting it all together. Thanks @patchwork_inspirations for hosting this qalAnother great class today at #sewnandquiltedsummerschool this time with my so talented and creative friend @glendacust Brilliant day and so happy to have started this hexie box that Glenda designed which I’ve had as a kit for (several!) years. And like yesterday met some fab ladies and caught up with many more.
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---- "Style is knowing who you are,
what you want to say,
and not giving a damn." ----
-----"Be yourself.....everyone else is taken." ------
Attributed to Noel Coward
Tag Archives: autumn
Sue was our hostess on a fabulously sunny Autumn day. We enjoyed delicious soup and bread for lunchand yummy slice for dessert.Sue was working on her whole cloth quiltKaren is putting her hexies togetherHelen made more “Jinxed!” blocksand I started … Continue reading
I think the last of our temperate Autumn days are at an end. It was freezing on Friday and we were deluged with much needed rain. Since then there’s been cold winds and its been quite cool, despite some sunshine. … Continue reading
Autumn is gradually coming in; I’ve had my first soft-leaf-shuffle while out on a morning walk. I do like a good leaf shuffle; they need to be at least ankle deep leaves and, after carefully checking there’s no-one else about, … Continue reading
It’s just the very beginning of Autumn, but our Claret Ash is shedding it’s leaves even before they’ve turned colour, showering the deck and covering the lawn. I’m always amazed at how the tree fern fronds unfold and at how … Continue reading
Thank you all for your comments on my last post. The Kettles were overwhelmed by your kind thoughts and care, and also thank you. They also couldn’t believe from how far and wide these well wishes came! Pa Kettle gave … Continue reading
Saturday’s sewing day was at Maree’s and we had a great turn out of Squealers – eight of us in all. We all bring something to share for afternoon tea. Organised people bring home made chocolate chip biscuits and home … Continue reading