Once upon a time…

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… there was a girl who went to Budapest for work. We’ll call her Nic. Now Nic had never been to Budapest before so she decided to stay an extra day. “I’m planning to be good this year and save … Continued

High Hopes

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I told you in my last post that the reason for my dismal progress on Space Invaders was because I was working on a test knit. I started this just before xmas and used some of my own hand dyed … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday, Month 2

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Not much progress to show this month as I’ve been working on a test knit. But I have managed to put together a small pile of strips 10 pieces long. I use these strips to make blocks of 10 x … Continued


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Last week I went to Budapest for work. I added an extra day on the end so that I could see a bit of the city. Budapest is split by the Danube, so there are several bridges joining each side. … Continued

Hello 2015

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Belated happy new year everyone. I hope you all had a good holiday season. I unluckily got pretty sick right after xmas which is why my last post was so brief and I haven’t posted since. On the plus side, … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday: Month 1

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At the end of the first month, I have a nice little amount of progress to share. Of course, in the scheme of things it’s only a very small portion of the quilt, but I’m happy with the progress. It’s … Continued

Week in review

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I’ve been feeling very stressed lately and up until last weekend haven’t been doing much in the way of craft (a sure sign of just how stressed I am), instead in my downtime I was reading or just generally zoning … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday: Week 2

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I didn’t have much time to work on the Space Invaders quilt this week. And there’s not much to see as all I was working on was sewing together strips of 10 blocks and sewing these strips together. Sorry for … Continued

Space Invaders Saturday

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Welcome to the first installation of Space Invaders Saturday. I’ve been looking forward to starting this quilt for so long that I know I’ll be doing at least a bit every week. And since several of you have been waiting … Continued

A year ago today

posted in: Life, Walks | 5

On this day last year I took a boat to the start of the Milford Track Walked through the trees To the river. Beside the river, And through more trees to the hut for the first night. Before stopping for … Continued

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