Category Archives: hobbies and interests

Relaxing times

Sometimes we all need to unwind and after the frustrations of this morning and a walk in the park, I settled down to make some cards this afternoon. I’d already done some the other day, but my back had started … Continue reading

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First Batch for 2022

For the past few days I have been meaning to get the kit out and set to making cards as I have several important landmarks coming up this year. First order of the day though was to have a sort … Continue reading

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When six became ten

It has been a beautiful day here. So mild in fact, we turned the heating off and threw open the windows to air the house. This afternoon, Hubby took himself, the Nikon and Love a Duck down to the park. … Continue reading

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Toppers rule

I have been meaning to make some more Christmas cards this week as I only had enough for those to be posted. Finding suitable things to use has been difficult, but yesterday I went into the local craft shop and … Continue reading

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Hubby’s Project: Launch!

We loaded Love a Duck in the washing basket ready to walk her down to the park lake using our sack trolley. We were meeting a friend there as he is a keen model maker (and was responsible for the … Continue reading

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Hubby’s project: Part 1

Today was a Red Letter Day insomuch as Hubby’s project had her maiden voyage. SWMBO has a new outfit and is now Pirate of the Lake, complete with eye patch, pistol and cutlass. But I’m getting ahead of myself. Hubby … Continue reading

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Toucan play

I’ve not been at my blog much today and spent the majority of the afternoon making cards. A few ideas worked out, but one didn’t so it was another salvage job. Hubby bought me a set of cutters several years … Continue reading

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Birds and Dogs

I’ve been busy this afternoon and have added one more card to my Christmas box: The background sheet is from my black and white pad of flowers, but the trim round the robin actually lined up with some of the … Continue reading

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Some photos for you……….

The moon was glorious last night, a bright silver plate in the sky just on the wane. I got the Canon out and took some pictures, most of which actually came out! Here are a few: In order not to … Continue reading

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His and Hers ‘Me’ Time

This afternoon has been spent doing our own thing in our own space. Since turning the bed ninety degrees in the spare bedroom,  there is a lot more space for Hubby to work. He has now rectified the small problems … Continue reading

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