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Frazzled…

Some of you may have noticed that I haven’t been blogging much of late. There is a reason for that. Things have gone crazy in the last few months. I had a bad fall back in September that has resulted in a bad flare of my fibromyalgia symptoms. As a result, we need to find… Continue reading Frazzled…

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Charlotte the Friendly Spider – Tutorial

 Did you ever read the book Charlotte’s Web by E B Webb as a child? I did. In fact, I think I’ve read it more than once. I used to do that when I was a child. Maybe your child is reading the book now. I’m actually jealous of them! It’s a lovely gentle story… Continue reading Charlotte the Friendly Spider – Tutorial

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Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

Emma from Buttons Inc. is a lovely lady. She makes unique cards and gifts using buttons as embellishments. She has a lot of butterflies in her shop so she’s immediately my kind of lady! I love butterflies or Pilipala as they’re called in Welsh. Emma crafts to help her anxiety, depression and a personality disorder.… Continue reading Self Care CAL – Maker Spotlight – Emma from Buttons Inc.

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Podcast Episode 9 – Hospital Trips and Pom-Poms.

I’m so grateful to Sheena from The Mermaid’s Purse. I used the Eco4ply in the Plankton colourway. I wasn’t going to have enough and she had the perfect solution! An almost solid blue skein that matched perfectly!

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Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.

Can you belive that today marks the ninth anniversary RiverSystem and my marriage. We’ve had a few ups and downs mostly downs but we’ve got through it. I don’t think we’ve got it completely right but we’ll get there… eventually! A few months ago, I was thinking we needed a break. I thought it would… Continue reading Weekend Away Part One – American Museum in Britain.

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Bullet Journaling For the 21st Centuary

At the beginning of the year, I began Bullet Journaling. (Bujo for short.) I really enjoyed it but I lost interest because it just didn’t work for me. And even more importantly I got really discouraged by the fact that everyone else’s looked so much better than my efforts! I’ve never been good at making… Continue reading Bullet Journaling For the 21st Centuary

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Podcast Episode 8 – Taking Some Time Out For Me

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/5gt8p-6c3e99?from=yiiadmin&skin=1&btn-skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=1&rtl=0“>Listen here. The last month has been overshadowed by me getting used to being on antipsychotics again. I’m a bit frustrated with myself because I thought I’d be able to cope without them.  I thought I’d be able to get through this low patch with the right care and attention but I couldn’t. I know… Continue reading Podcast Episode 8 – Taking Some Time Out For Me