whoever you want to be…

Books within books

One of my very favourite fictional characters is Permanent Rose, from Hilary McKay’s Casson Family books. She is the youngest of four, living in a rather unconventional and chaotic family, … Continue reading

May 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Little moments that mean a lot

I have a ridiculous memory. I can remember daft things from years ago that make me laugh or cringe or cry. This is both a blessing and a curse. The … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Eeny Meeny Miny Mo…

Having finished my daughters name sampler, and then delighting in getting it framed for a bargainous £40 (including a solid oak frame and non-reflective glass), I’ve now found myself at … Continue reading

March 5, 2013

Photographic Memories

When I had my daughter in June 2012, my inlaws said how much she looked like her dad, and my mum said how much she looked like me. My inlaws … Continue reading

February 5, 2013

Online Inspiration

Back in September, I rashly signed up to a whole host of those “exclusive” shopping club websites. They send me a couple of emails a day about all the beautiful … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pushing my Boundaries (a wee bit)

I decided I should push myself a bit recently. Now that the baba is napping consistently during the day, I’ve magically gained a whole hour of time. So I’ve promptly … Continue reading

December 5, 2012

Appearances can be deceptive

I think that you can tell quite a lot about a person by their home. Honestly, even if it’s just a minimalist white box, or a rented place where all … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · 1 Comment

C*******s Crafting

I know, I’m sorry for using the Christmas word so early in the year, but when it comes to crafting for the *holiday season* the earlier the better I’m afraid. … Continue reading

October 5, 2012

Crafty beginnings

I’ve always been a bit crafty. I branched out at an early age by doing bum prints while most other children stuck to hand and foot prints. That was about … Continue reading

September 11, 2012 · 4 Comments
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