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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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Podcast Episode 7 – Unboxing My Rosie’s Moments Box

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/qcqrv-6b1f35?from=yiiadmin&skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=0 First of all, I just want to express my sympathy for the families, friends and also the victims of last night’s bomb attack. My heart goes out to all the children that will now be traumatised for life because of this evil act. I just have no words for this. General Health  My health… Continue reading Podcast Episode 7 – Unboxing My Rosie’s Moments Box

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Nameless Shawl Giveaway – The Winner Is…

So I had quite a few entries for the giveaway. Some I really liked. Some I didn’t like so much… There were a lot of names around friendship, love and self care which were really good but I wanted something eye catching. Hollser27 on Instagram suggested ‘The Shadow of Anonymity (Shadow) shawl which I really… Continue reading Nameless Shawl Giveaway – The Winner Is…

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Giveaway! The Nameless Shawl!

This giveaway is now closed! I announced the winner here. Over the last six weeks, my Self Care Sunday project has been my Nameless Shawl that I designed myself. You can see my Ravelry project page here. I originally called it Chocolate Rivers but I decided afterwards that I didn’t like it so I temporarily named it… Continue reading Giveaway! The Nameless Shawl!

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Podcast Episode 6 – Hospital Appointments, WIPs & Accomplishments…

https://www.podbean.com/media/player/8c2hr-697965?from=yiiadmin&skin=108&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&auto=0&download=0 Welcome to Episode 6 of the Podcast! I want to apologise for not recording a podcast last month. I had too many appointments and I was really worried about the tests I was having. I talk about it more on my Welsh language blog Bywyd Glan Yr Afon… Basically, I have to have an… Continue reading Podcast Episode 6 – Hospital Appointments, WIPs & Accomplishments…

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2016 – A Crafty Review…

According  to Ravelry, I completed 37 projects last year and I have 7 WIPs. (Works In Progress) I thought I’d share a few of my favourites here! First, I’d like to apologise for not recording my podcast yet this month. I lost my voice with this flu virus and had a horrible chesty cough. I didn’t… Continue reading 2016 – A Crafty Review…

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Siôl Fagu Gyda Galon – Welsh Nursing Shawl With Heart.

I mentioned in my podcast that I was designing a Welsh Nursing Shawl knitting pattern. You can see my Ravelry project page here. I wanted to share what inspired me to write the pattern. In Wales as in many parts of the world there is a tradition of baby wearing. As with other cultures, the… Continue reading Siôl Fagu Gyda Galon – Welsh Nursing Shawl With Heart.