So, last night I had plans - how did it all pan out? Well, we did some of it :) I started the day with my physio mandated exercises. Then I did a bit of crying when my shoulder went into spasm :( I'd been gentle, honest, but obviously not gentle enough. Pulled myself together and somehow motivated … [Read more...] about Getting Christmas crafty – no 1 peg doll fairies.
I have written stories for as long as I can remember. I've never joined a writer's group. I've started drawing and painting and general art. But I'm not sure about the local art club. And there's knitting and sewing and crochet and spinning, costume to make and felt to, well, felt. Creativity is … [Read more...] about Opening a creative circle
I learnt to crochet when I was around 9 I think. My (first) step mum's mum taught me. She had a soda stream as well - I loved visiting her, and was heartbroken when she disappeared from my life. (I assume that was the marriage fell apart. I lost my step siblings too. Not a huge heap of fun. … [Read more...] about Getting back to my yarny roots.
Buy at Amazon When we were offered the Ravensburger Prehistoric Expedition Science Kit for review, I glanced at the covering release, thought Small would enjoy it a bit, and expected something with a fossil kit in maybe an A4 sized box. Then it arrived. And it's huge. And it has loads of activities … [Read more...] about Ravensburger Prehistoric Expedition Science Kit
This post is an entry for BritMums’ #KidsGrowWild Challenge (find the linky here) with Moneysupermarket I love gardening. No, really, I do. Or at least, I love the idea of it. The reality, with two small children, tends to be rather different. I imagine popping out into the garden, doing a spot of … [Read more...] about Growing green fingered children.