Cross Stitch with Coats Crafts UK

Cross Stitch with Coats Crafts UK

When I was a child I loved embroidery, and my stitching passions progressed to tapestry and finally cross stitch.  Over the years I’ve spent many hours making up kits for family and friends.  Anything from birth samplers to Christmas stockings, I even completed a 2 foot high Tutankhamun Death Mask which… Continue reading »

Some time for me in 2015

I realised towards the end of last year that I was overstretched myself.  Things that Monkey and I would have looked at together in the afternoons were being pushed to weekends.  He was just so tired after school that expecting him to play, craft or some day, quite frankly, do… Continue reading »

Five weeks on – #GetGoodSummer

Five weeks on

So I’m now five weeks in to my #GetGoodSummer challenge. Aargh – not quite going to plan, but we have been busy. 1. Swimming a length I had a great lesson Friday before last.  Things came together really well and I was really looking forward to last Friday’s lesson.  Then the car… Continue reading »

Three weeks in #GetGoodSummer

Three weeks in

So I’m three weeks in to my #GetGoodSummer challenge. Clearly the fact that this is my first update shows I’m not doing brilliantly! 1. Swimming a length Well if I’m going to achieve this in the next 7 weeks, it may well be doing back stroke. Surprising, considering I’d never been… Continue reading »