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A wee little thing that I made…!

Isn’t she darling?! Our little nutgirl – the main reason for my prolonged absence on here – graced us with her appearance rather swiftly at a minute before midnight on … Continue reading

January 24, 2016 · 1 Comment


Indulge me, if you would. We spent the last week up near the mountains, in Clarens in the Free State in South Africa. Partly on holiday, partly for a Christian … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 6 Comments

Dreamsong Lullaby – painted

Ever since I wrote this poem I’ve wanted to paint it. And now it’s finished! As the sun sets over rooftops and houses The sky turns to gold and the … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Poorly Bear

Especially when he’s poorly, he loves my blankets ❤ He’s feeling a lot better now after a rough couple of nights and days. Still opted for his blanket instead of a … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crochet Mood Blanket – 48th day update

My blanket is now a recognisable blanket shape! 48 days’ worth of memories. Some harder to revisit than others as I’ve been playing catch-up, but the last two blocks have … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Pretty Things

Aren’t they just? ❤ I think they may have just inspired me for my next colour palette – for whatever type of project it may be! Funny how I’m not … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Goodnight poems to soothe broken hearts

There have been tears tonight. We’re staying in our old house for possibly the last time – we’ve “camped” here many weekends over the past year and a half as … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Week in Pictures

It’s been a funny old month (again) and I’ve not felt drawn to pick up the camera a great deal so far in February. Grateful for little things though! Some … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bedtime Poems

My boy drifts off to sleep with poetry. I don’t think I have to worry about him not growing up with a love of literature. Tonight he drifted off into … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Snow Day Antics!

Who knows whether my intuition knew there was snow on the way or not last night when I took this picture of one of my snowflakes backlit by the neighbours’ … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment