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Some days its hard to work when your desk is full of poodles.


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At last I’ve finished the entry to Hillarys Blinds Country Craft competition.

As the beautiful Wild poppies  fabric  was perfect for my ideas for the new look living room, I decided to go for  reupholstering  a stool and making a cushion. They are the first of the new scheme so will take pride of place when the decorating is complete.


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Been busy making syringe driver bags for the local hospice. Pleased with the result hope to take them later this week .

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 44,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 10 Film Festivals

Click here to see the complete report.

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Lest we forget

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Good Morning!
I have had a wonderful surprise this morning! My lovely friends Wendy and Karen have given me a Sunshine Award – Thank you so much for thinking of me!

The Rules of the award are:-

1. You should thank the person who gave you the award and link back to them
2. Answer the following 10 questions about yourself.
3. Choose 10 of your favorite bloggers and link their blogs to your post. Be sure to let them know that you are nominating them for the award.
4. Be sure to copy and paste the award to your blog!


1. Favourite Colour – pink
2. Favourite animal – Poodles
3. Favourite number – 8
4. Favourite drink – cola zero
5. Facebook or Twitter – Facebook
6. Good Book or Good Movie – Book
7. My passions – Family,friends, dogs, digital scrapbooking,gardening
8. Giving or getting gifts – Giving (but like the occasional pressie too)
9. Favourite Day – Friday
10.Favourite Flower -pink roses


Passing on to just a few as many have already been nominated





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Here is the latest in my series of Heritage freebie kits – Recollections.  It is designed to show those old holiday photos and bring back memories of bucket and spades, icecream, and strolls along the prom.  Hope you like it. I would love to see your pages and hear your comments.

Download link for pack file for CAP users

I have split the file in two to make the files smaller and to enable you to download if you are not a member of 4 shared.

Download link for recollections part 1


Download for part 2


Download link for  zip file






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