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Monday Sevens #71

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Unfortunately some of our tomato plants have started to get blight 🙁 so I had to do a big harvest of tomatoes some of which are not ripe yet, but they do make a pretty rainbow!… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #70

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Well I started off this week by trying to do something with the glut of fruit we had received, so I got the dehydrator out of the loft and made some dried pear slices. Not sure… Read more »

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Red Lounge Blanket: Swatches

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So I posted a little while ago about my latest project – the Red Lounge Blanket  Now I have to admit after I done some initial swatches for the blanket I really lost the motivation for this project for a little while. The first swatch I did was quite successful, this played around with a few different stitches in the… Read more »

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Monday Sevens #69

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. So this week we have actually both been around which makes a change from normal! Unfortunately Pippa was back because she was ill and I’ve been working all week so we haven’t really done a huge… Read more »

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Long haul flight survival kit: contents

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So I have mentioned this a little bit in our “Sunday” sevens series but here now is the complete blog post for it. One of my close friends recently flew to Australia for a secondment and since that is an exceptionally long journey I decided for her birthday present I was going to create the ultimate long-haul flight survival kit…. Read more »

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Monday Sevens #65

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Philip and I started off the week with some friends near Christchurch. A lovely lazy few days with watersports just at the end of the garden. I learnt how to windsurf and was just about starting… Read more »

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Monday sevens #64

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Here is this weeks “Sunday” Sevens post, linking up to Natalie to give a snap shot view of how the last week has gone. Ah so we’re back to not having this out on a Monday again… I did attempt to get it written on Monday but I was away without my laptop and I found it very tricky to try and get it… Read more »

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