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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
- Another 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.Delightful day yesterday with the fabulous Jo @frankieandray making #thefridayshirt at #sewnandquiltedsummerschool Thanks Jo for such a great day 😘💕It’s raining, it’s quite cool, I need something mindless so......socks it is (as you do in Summer!) Using @winwickmum sock pattern and yarn gifted by @annetaydon 😘#iloveknittingsocks #mindlesstherapy #socklove #summersockknittingThe postie has just been with a delivery from @leoniebatemandesigns Thanks Leonie - luuuuurve!!! 😍😍 #lemonadesundayfabric #essenceofcloth #fabricdelivery #fabulousfabrics #ilovefabric
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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: garden
As Summer hits and the heat rises, initially it’s fun being out early watering the garden. I find it meditative and enjoy observing what’s happening with various plants, which ones are putting out new shoots, growing new leaves or producing … Continue reading
On one of our warmer near-end Spring days, and with the foreseeable forecast looking bright, I decided to wash and put away my hand-knitted socks (and one of The Golfer’s jumpers) for the very last time this yearNeedless to say, … Continue reading
Cheryl from class very kindly gave me some of her “home grown” eggs – and not just 6 chicken eggs but 6 duck eggs too. So in the morning before going to Squealers I baked a gluten free sponge and…….success!Oh, … Continue reading
Spring seems to be scooting by already. Our days are warmer, and some nights too so I’ve put the cotton blanket on our bed and a lighter quilt. Mum has been staying with us for a couple of weeks and … Continue reading
The views from the balcony of our B&B were gorgeous, looking out over garden and dense bushland, and up into the hills of the Dandenongs, all enveloped in Spring sunshine. Below we could hear the sounds of running water and … Continue reading
Joining in with Sarah for September’s Here and Now….. Loving // These early signs of Spring; blossom and flowers, and enjoying the last of Dad’s orchids. The street looked like there’d been a huge wedding the other day; loads of … Continue reading