Thursday, 21 July 2016


Crocheting has become my sedative, my medicine. Finding calm in the storm.
Adding colour bursts. Breathing in and breathing out. This sense of horrible limbo,
being nowhere and everywhere at the same time. Not knowing what life has in store for us.
Feeling crippled by the experience.
So I crochet.
It keeps me calm.

Friday, 15 July 2016


Today is a perfect little day to just switch off from every day worries.
To turn on the coffee maker and get the big basket with yarns out.
Let the world be the world. And to just sit and let the day be the day.
The big man has taken one of the little men out for the day.
This little man is without a doubt a chatter box supreme.
His absence is definitely making the house quiet.
I think I shall just sit here like a little mouse, in this quiet house,
and sip in the silence

Thursday, 14 July 2016


... today I am happily tinkering away.
Print, cut, create, wrap, pack, post.
Feels good to be busy.
Thank you to all the wonderful emails and comments.
So grateful x

Tuesday, 12 July 2016


Sometimes we have to be reminded
that we are perfect just the way we are.
Don't forget that it is all the bits about you,
make you.
And that is exactly the way you are supposed to be.

Monday, 11 July 2016

Quiet time

... some quiet time.
With a storm brewing, and some cups appearing on paper.
Today is good day

Saturday, 9 July 2016

Sewing here I come

It is with great joy I got some new fabrics today.
I found a lovely little patchwork shop hidden in a little street in a little town. 
It might just be me, who knows, but I got a happiness-thing going
on with wonderful fabrics. Admittedly there are other things on my
'happiness-thing' list, such as pens and papers, and yummy yarns
and vibrant aquarel paints. And (needless) to say Maribou chocolate
and licorice yogi tea...... 

But oh my, these are definitely making me happy ♥
Off to sew soon

Thursday, 7 July 2016

Itty Bitty Cotton labels

I have been bitten by the bug to sew again!
(thank you Debs Young ♥) and -of course- I had to make some new little
labels to add to my new project.
I do love this kind of little label so much.
I hope to be able to get the sewing machine out this weekend and
start in earnest. *nods* I am excited.
Oh and by the way, if you would like to have your own little
labels made, just give me a shout.

Monday, 4 July 2016

Winter Wishes

I love spending time with white paper and pencils and paints.
Often I have no idea what to make.
And the white paper will stare back at me blankly.
And then other times, it is simple things, like the view outside my windows
giving me little ideas.

This little lady came to me when it was snowing outside.
It was snowing a lot.
Definitely my favourite season.

And after I finished her, I thought that perhaps I should make a painting
of her with every Season?
I might. Perhaps I will sit with some white paper again soon.
And just let it happen.

Oh Honey

Another day to crochet. To sit and float off to never-land.
Having sweetness on my mind.
My little girl made the cutest honey pot in school, and I just love using this sweet happy pot.
I had to get myself some black and yellow yarn to make a mini-rug for underneath it
I have another stack of granny squares on the table, and want to make a new banner.
Not sure how I will do it yet, but I am sure a little bit of coffee might kick start my brain.
I am not sure how many people are still blogging in blog-land?
I have missed it so much.
Feels lovely to be back in my own little space xxx

Friday, 24 June 2016

Crochet happiness


I only had a teeny little stash of yarn in my luggage when we arrived here a few weeks ago.
I had not thought I'd sit down to crochet, but my compulsive need to create has taken over,
plus the fact that my friend took me to the cutest little yarn shop here. *drools*
I was pretty good though. I only bought about 6 new colours.
Although I might go again. I can't promise restraint.
I will take some pictures of the new yarn tomorrow. I have to finish some crochet coasters first,
to give away as gifts *joy*
Making crochet gifts are the best *heart*


Wednesday, 22 June 2016