Today marks the last day of our Children’s Book Week celebrations at the library. Now, it’s Children’s Book Week but we actually managed to stretch it out to two weeks and so it’s been an even more intense few days for us at the library as we finish up our activities. 306 more words
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Week two at my sewing class has seen me finish off Michael’s pyjama pants. I seem to have cut way too much elastic so the waist band needs further adjustment but Michael has said that they are the most comfortable pyjama pants he has ever worn (yay flannelette!) and he wore them to pick up pizza the other night and people wanted to know where he got them from as the fabric is obviously suitably cool! 61 more words
I wonder who thought that pyjamas reminiscent of the uniforms Jews were forced to wear in Nazi death camps was a good idea.
The creep of anti semitism moves to kids clothes! 20 more words
One upside of the godawful recent weather has been the somewhat contrarian desire to head out and then to promptly dive into the nearest shop in order to shelter from the downpour, which has led to interesting discoveries, like the presence of a tweed-a-like blanket for sale in a local charity shop for under three quid – immediately seized upon with a cry of “TROUSERS”. 273 more words
When my dad went to Mexico I asked whether there would be space in his suitcase to bring back some fabric. I thought it was the perfect holiday souvenir; inexpensive and different from what’s available in the UK as well as having minimal impact on luggage allowance. 261 more words