Category Archives: hobbies and interests

And so the learning begins…………

Oh what fun it was trying to work out how to do previously simple things and getting more and more confused by the second. I made some cards this afternoon and took pictures of my efforts as normal. Trying to … Continue reading

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Dinner and more cards

I had an early start to the day so got in a couple of posts before lunch. We had a lazy dinner today with leftover veg aka tatty cake, baked beans, and spam. Surprisingly, that wasn’t a ‘bad’ meal, as … Continue reading

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Some I prepared earlier……………

My mind was toying with some card making ideas last night which was part of why I couldn’t switch off so I thought I’d try them out today and get them out of my head system. Hubby bought me some … Continue reading

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For the Dads

It’s Father’s Day today and we shall be lighting a candle for our Dads as we do every year. Rather than reblog a previous post, I’d like to share something personal from the Dads. My FIL was an artist of … Continue reading

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Card Making Session 20 June

After toying with the idea for well over a week, I decided to get the kit out and make some cards today. To be honest, my box isn’t exactly brimming with imagination, though I do have some put togethers and … Continue reading

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Elderflowers and wine

You may remember these pictures from last year Well the tree is in flower now and everything is white. Sadly my phone took lousy pictures My Dad made wine. It was lovely stuff, and in later years more like rocket … Continue reading

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Another hit and miss experiment

I’ve had an idea for cards going round in my head for a few days, but with one thing or another hadn’t got round to ‘playing’. Yesterday we put the new water butt into position by the greenhouse, and today … Continue reading

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Some you win, some you lose.

Dinner today was a success, ginger and pineapple chicken with rice. I use the juice from the tinned pineapple with soy sauce, fresh ginger, garlic, a little sugar and a stock cube. Added to the mix today was a sliced … Continue reading

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Anniversary time

Time to get the card making kit out today. I’ve been meaning to make a few more but somehow the mornings have got away from me and after lunch and walking the dog, the thought or desire just fritters away. … Continue reading

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Word Power

Hubby and I did something tonight we haven’t done for well over a year. We talk all the time, so it wasn’t that, however, the last time we did this, we didn’t enjoy it. The pleasure had gone, and it … Continue reading

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