I've always gone through periods of back pain since forever. This recent stint started in September out of nowhere, it is now February and I am so over it! Lisa, drawn by my daughter- kinda sums up how I feel right now I think some things have improved, forced by lockdown's hand. One is being … Continue reading Injured and frustrated
Why have I started to train as a personal trainer?
I keep thinking to myself that I really need to do some writing. But i'm limiting myself because I haven't done any sewing in months and the whole wellness thing is in turmoil. So, as my laptop is out to register with the opticians - my sister is right, you do go blind when you … Continue reading I had a birthday
Apologies first of all for the terrible title, but hey. Here is Rodney, A much loved pet who was commissioned into an artwork for a 40th birthday. A birthday that is weighing on my mind at the moment, as mine is coming up. *shudder* Anyway, I digress. Here's a quick run through of my creation. … Continue reading Rodney, you stonker!
I used to watch a fair bit of zombie apocalypse programs or dystopian wotsits. One of the things I used to question was, “how much use would I be to people in a zombie apocalypse?” Not saying that this is a zombie apocalypse, but it is interesting how we have all learned very quickly … Continue reading And what skills can you bring to the Zombie apocalypse?
Hi world! So I'm reaching the end of week two of staying in. I have to go to work on a rota to supervise key worker children, which is something that helps break up the week, but is a bit worrying. I am in a much better place in terms of feeling positive about 80% … Continue reading 2 weeks in…
I’m not even going to write the word as I am sick of hearing it. But I am going to document my thoughts about the “lock-down” so far. School closed last Friday, but it was the Wednesday preceding it that we were all eerily sat round a computer monitor, waiting for the news we were … Continue reading The first week
Bonus points if you can comment and tell me where "here Hare, here" comes from! I love this cushion and I loved making it even more as it combined drawing and art with sewing - win win. For the Make do and Mend evening, I was asked to donate a raffle prize, so this is … Continue reading Here hare here – raffle prize cushion
In what accidentally seems to be shaping up as a year of charity, I was very eager to help when an email popped up from Charlotte inviting me to help at her fundraising evening. Charlotte was raising money for Marie Curie in honour of her mother. She decided to host an evening at my local … Continue reading Make do and Mend charity evening