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The different versions of me as a mom.

I was getting Evie’s school stuff ready this evening when it dawned on me, how quickly I have changed from the type of mom I thought I would be, to the mom I am now. 854 more words


Monthly sewing update: December 2017

Wow, this one was a long time coming. I had a little break from quilting and sewing because first my website broke down and I had to rebuild it. 806 more words


Santa's workshop 2017

Do you feel obliged to make presents, because you can? I do.

It means that Christmas costs me far less than it might cost other people, at least in terms of pounds sterling. 1,078 more words


Never Without a Book [Vendula London]

It’s often considered the mark of a book lover that they can’t leave home without a book. That’s something that is remarkably easy to do these days given even our phones can house a digital library of hundreds, even thousands, of audiobooks and eBooks for us when we’re on the move. 486 more words

Shoes & Accessories Reviews

My Bookish Christmas List

Click on the images to visit etsy.com for items like those pictured.

What’s on your bookish Christmas list this year?


Maker's Atelier Book Bag

I have decided that this design in The Essential Collection book, is worthy of its own post.

As I write this, I have made 5 1/2! 473 more words



During the youth of my writing,  I warmly remember the place W. Somerset Maugham’s short stories played in my education as a fledgling writer. I Googled his name recently, searching for one of his short stories that was going to be the meat of this blog’s nut. 1,136 more words

The Writer's Life