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Hexie obsessed

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I love english paper piecing. I got hooked last summer and just keep on going. I have tried a few shapes but find I prefer the hexagon.  329 more words

Jean-Claude Juncker v Martin Schulz: first debate

A first debate opposed Jean-Claude Juncker, the EPP (centre-right) candidate, and Martin Schulz, the PES (socialist) candidate on Wednesday evening, in French, on France 24. The two men who hope to take over from José Manuel Barroso, the current President of the European Commission, presented their views on the economic crisis (origins and recommended solutions), the French budget deficit, immigration and free movement, and the European foreign policy. 1,028 more words


EPP English paper piecing

This is a work in progress. I love doing epp. I find it very relaxing. This was done without any planning. It will be a cushion. 36 more words

Small Projects

This is a fussy cutting mirror.

I have never used one before, or even seen one used, but I envy all the beautiful fussy cutting being done out there in QuiltWorld. 80 more words

First post and SEWjo Saturday

Years ago, I actively blogged about my adventures in my new town but after kids, work and life took over I stopped. Now as a busy working mom, I have taken quilting back up as my sanity saver. 259 more words

EP2014: EPP, champion of data protection rights?

Judging from its electoral manifesto the protection of human rights does not belong to the main priorities of the European People’s Party. In fact, the manifesto hardly mentions the need for the EU to bolster the protection of human rights. 118 more words


The European Elections are approaching soon and each country in the EU is nervous. Before we discuss the details of this election, it is important to understand the background of these elections, the background of the parties involved, and the importance to the elections each of those parties have. 278 more words