Monthly Archives: March 2011

My cupboards are full

We are the opposite of Old Mother Hubbard in our house ….. When we moved to France nine years ago, we brought a lot of things with us. We found a home for a lot of it but we were renovating … Continue reading

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Literary Tuesday – Heaven by Rupert Brooke

One of my favourite poems by one of my favourite poets and onomatopoeia too – perfect! Heaven Fish (fly-replete, in depth of June, Dawdling away their wat’ry noon) Ponder deep wisdom, dark or clear, Each secret fishy hope or fear. Fish … Continue reading

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Amy Butler Origami Bag

Note to self: must not post photos of all new Amy Butler bags I make, must not, must not, must not …… but that’s from tomorrow (maybe). So here’s the large Origami bag I made from the Style Stitches book.   … Continue reading

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Meet Scout and Miss Maudie

  So, here is what the cats are busy doing today – above is Miss Maudie, and here’s Scout ……. They’re both looking a bit grumpy because they had to wake up so I could take a photo, Miss Maudie … Continue reading

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Amy Butler’s Style Stitches

So, I finally received my Amy Butler’s Style Stitches a couple of days ago.  I ordered it from  Amazon a while ago but it was out of stock for ages and I eventually found it at The Book Depository which is … Continue reading

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Frugal Food & Easter Hens

Well, after the chocolate binge the other night I thought I’d better be good for a couple of days so here’s my lunch.  Actually I really do like rice cakes and apple and cheese take me back to my childhood … Continue reading

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Doggy bag!

  On a recent trip to the UK I bought some of this doggy fabric.  It’s 100% cotton and called ‘Man’s Best Friend’ by Prestigious Textiles.  Here in France people do put their little pooches in bags and carry them around.  … Continue reading

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