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Sometimes life throws a

spanner in the works.

It’s always when you

think you have nailed it

that it wrenches at

your heart, prising it… 43 more words

Poetry

Toolbox

Sometimes life throws a

spanner in the works.

It’s always when you

think you have nailed it

that it wrenches at

your heart, prising it… 43 more words

Poetry

Duh.....Why didn't I think of this earlier?

Better late than never. Perhaps I am just a bit slow. Or distracted. But, recently, in my annual drop a few pounds in the first three months of the year program, it occurred to me that I needed to be eating celery and carrots as opposed to nuts. 303 more words

Veggies

Valentine's Linocut

Over the weekend, myself and my little one made some Valentine’s cards for Daddy. I decided to try the harder grey lino that came with my new Essdee lino printing kit. 374 more words

Techniques

Linoprint plant design

A while back I posted a blog about my Christmas present of a lino printing kit: Lino printing 1st attempt

My first attempt wasn’t hugely successful given that I didn’t clock that lettering had to be reversed on the lino! 269 more words

Techniques

How to Become More (or Less) in Love With Someone, According to a Psychology Professor

This article is part of Tools of the Trade, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective results on everything from forming good habits to raising money. 24 more words

News

Readworthy Amazon Review: Brother JX2517

Yesterday while my toddler was distracted I got about an hour to fiddle around with my Origami Pillow project again. Seams were ripped, fabric edges were tidied up, and back stitching was practiced. 225 more words

Sewing