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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: “Holy Island” by L J Ross
Listening to: 70’s music
Watching: we’ve just got Netflix so I’m binging “Mad Men” as I missed it first time round
Going to: get out into the garden to weed…..aaaargh!
- Turned the tv on this afternoon and saw @maryberrybakeoff and @paul.hollywood on @greatbritishbaking Masterclass. Inspired me to make a carrot cake and focaccia (not their recipes!) and I finished another “Gateaux” block and started on another #mereditheclarktemplates #mereditheclarksignaturecollection #productivesundayafternoon #baking #carrotcake #focaccia #handstitching #gateauxblocks #dinnerismadeMy “Lottie” bag from @treehousetextiles is done for the first of my #monthlymakes2020 ✅ More details on today’s blog post. How did you do?? 😀And the next one - anyone would think I’ve been stitching all afternoon!! 😂 #gateauxblocks #mereditheclarktemplates #mereditheclarksignaturecollection #handpiecingSo glad I filled the bird bath this morning. Just hung out the last of the washing and saw this bee having a drink 🐝 #thirstybee
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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: here and now
I was so pleased to see Sarah’s “Here and Now” post appear in my inbox the other day. I’ve missed reading her and the other participants “doings” for the month and writing about my own too. So here we go … 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
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
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
I’ve been away for the weekend, but before we get onto that I wanted to participate in Sarah’s Here and Now linkup so that’s what you’re getting today! Loving // Several things, actually; picked these camellias and so enjoy having … Continue reading