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Fields of Blue and Yellow

I took a dear friend to a hospital appointment today – round trip 166 miles. The furthest I have driven, prior to that, since the beginning of March, was 10 miles. It was wonderful to spend time with my friend … Continue reading

Photo Challenge: Yellow

Welcome!!! It’s the Monthly Meet-Up Photo Challenge, which happens on the first Tuesday of each Month. I had a happy time looking through my files to find archive photos featuring YELLOW This is Miss E with her Dad enjoying a … Continue reading


* hot sun ripened fruit for luscious start to my day peach and raspberries * Joining in with Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge: START and HOT the two sentences: hot sun ripened fruit for luscious start to my day for luscious start … Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – Yellow

This rose, Floribunda Korresia, was given to me as a thank-you present this week, isn’t that lovely! I don’t know where to plant it yet but thought I would celebrate the gift by using two blooms in my ‘Vase on … Continue reading

A quote from Daisy Yellow’s blog

  “I recognize that knitting can improve my mood in trying circumstances.” Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Black Feathers, White Flowers

Continuing my account of the Land Art Course with Dan Lobb at West Dean College: The walk from the bench, to gather the cut grass, took just over 5 minutes each way. The walking and the raking became a beautifully … Continue reading

Choosing a place to Create

Land Art Course with Dan Lobb at West Dean. As I was thinking about coming on the course I decided that my word for the week would be GRATITUDE. In the past, my life having its turbulent phases, when making … Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday: Happy Birthday

It was my daughter’s birthday last week and I picked some asters and cotoneaster to pop in a jar for her. The bees are going crazy for those asters but the birds are not eating the cotoneaster berries yet. There … Continue reading

Scrap Happy Edge

Scrap Happy in August: I finished the Scrappy Blanket that was started in February and I gave it a rather magnificently over-the-top edge. I made up the pattern for the edge as I went along, using Helen Shrimpton’s Sunbursts from … Continue reading

Find Green

Find green Put it in your heart Wrap it all about you Roll in it Live it Become it   Bathe in green Bask in green Receive the peace and love of green   When you truly have a sense … Continue reading

63.5 miles so far

On Sunday, Little Miss M and I added 2.7 miles to our target of 500 miles. The weather has been relentlessly wet and windy since I returned from Egypt on the 5th March, so it was a relief that the … Continue reading


Happy New Year! I do hope the festive season has been kind to you all and you were able to spend it in the way you wanted to. Here we are at our first photographic meet up of year – … Continue reading


Wordless Wednesday

Knolling, Flat Lay, Assemblage Art

As you can see I’m learning even more new terms. The honeysuckle in my garden is having a second flush of blooms and the scent is heavenly in these sunny Autumn days. It inspired this Flat Lay piece of Assemblage … Continue reading

Rosslyn and Crochet Butterflies

Rosslyn variations. I am making a Lap Blanket each for my twin granddaughters who have a birthday coming up. It has been fun making them the same but different, and playing around with Helen Shrimpton’s excellent Rosslyn Pattern. In order … Continue reading

Another Birthday, Another Dreamcatcher

Looking for a slightly cheaper cotton yarn than Scheepjes Sweet Treat, I am trying this Rico Essentials 2ply cotton yarn which comes in 50gm balls rather than 25gm. The colours above are from the Orange going clockwise: Orange, Fuchsia, Emerald, Orchid, … Continue reading

A Dreamcatcher for Miss E

A certain special person has an 11th birthday this week and I made her this dreamcatcher Using one and a half balls of  Scheepjes Sweet Treat, Chrystaline and a 2mm hook. I’m waiting to see if Miss E wants it … Continue reading

Cosmic Cal Parts 5 – 6

Continuing with my account of making the Cosmic Cal designed by Helen Shrimpton … Scheepjes Whirl Rosewater Cocktail x 2; Jumping Jelly x 1; Scheepjes Whirlette Citrus 3mm hook Parts 1 and 2 Parts 3 and 4 Part 5 The Rows … Continue reading

Cosmic 4

  I am thoroughly enjoying following Helen Shrimpton’s Cosmic Crochet Along (Cal). She really is an outstanding designer with plenty of challenges to keep you on your crocheting-toes. Following  Part Two came the excitement of Part 3 in which we … Continue reading

Cosmic Crochet Along

Behind the scenes I have been beavering away at Helen Shrimpton’s current Crochet Along, the Cosmic Cal  and I have just completed Part 6 Currently measuring 32″ x 35″. Some of you might have seen my progress on Instagram. Having … Continue reading