Sewing and Running

On January 3 this year I decided to start running again and bought some new running shoes – this is me after my first run lol! It is a total ‘set-up’ photo, but I was pretty stuffed! I used to run quite a bit and did a few 5/10k races until a back injury put […]

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It’s Such a Perfect Day…

It’s raining outside… …and I’m at home,alone,with a miserable cold. The perfect excuse for some quality time indoors!    I had to show you this one – I first tried them on backwards!!The funny thing is they almost fit me that way!And yes, I know, lunchtime in my pyjamas… The front at the front, is […]

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Holiday Pics (and Purchases!)

Last weekend we visited family in the South Island, so I thought I’d share a few pics – plus my op-shop finds! Early morning fog over Middlemarch, Otago.We drove right up that valley to Ranfurly and Naseby, then up over the Pigroot to the coast. On to Hyde, with it’s old hotel – if you […]

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"My Mum Makes….."

Sonny Boy is away for a couple of weeks staying with his grandparents in the South Island, so I am taking the opportunity to spring clean his room. I discovered some old schoolbooks, and was soon curled up on his bed reading his stories from years ago – a real insight into the world through […]

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Paper Buttons, and Help Me Choose!

I’ve finally found some suitable buttons for my trench coat that has been awaiting these necessary items for about a year now. They needed to be a neutral stone horn style (not warm but cool toned), available in size 36 and 40L or close enough, and come with a matching 50mm buckle – I didn’t […]

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