Monthly Archives: February 2012

Pattern Dancing is So Yesterday!

(Material Pattern) I’ve talked about my love of patterns before – I love patterns – it’s one of the reasons I like material. Material always has a pattern. So does wallpaper. So do we. In fact we have many patterns. … Continue reading

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He Stole my Laptop

  (The gift) I was in a cafe in Dublin today. I ordered my tea (giving coffee a wide berth for a while) and noticed the cashier wasn’t giving me her full attention. Her eyes had drifted from my face … Continue reading

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Happy Pancake

(Air bubbles in batter…. essential) I love pancakes! I love making them and I love eating them. They definitely go on my lovely life list and my list of things I love. Today as I write it’s Pancake Tuesday. In … Continue reading

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Make Friends with your Obstacles!

(Bookshop with very old first editions) “For a long time it had seemed to me that life was about to begin…. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time … Continue reading

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Lovely space

(Watercolour paper with acrylic paint) A couple of weeks ago I emptied and moved the bookcases from the kitchen. This was a big job but thrilling! Moving furniture around has always felt like going on holidays to me.That’s because when … Continue reading

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Quick Fix

(The tablecloth in happier times…) For a while now there’s been a stain on the kitchen tablecloth. It’s one of those plastic coated table cloths that just need a wipe and they’re clean. Unless….you’ve spilled some glue on it. The … Continue reading

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Chess and Happinness

(Isn’t cabbage beautiful?) I’ve been spending a lot of time sleeping over the last week – sinus headaches. And when I was not sleeping I was watching more documentaries. One about how the FBI were tapping John Lennon’s phone because … Continue reading

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