but I want to spend more time crafting and creating. I want to challenge myself creatively. I want to design items and make them, write patterns and share them, learn new techniques and broaden my horizons. And I've chosen a starting point. The technique is icord as shown in this video and … [Read more...] about Not quite a resolution…more of a challenge!
On Friday we went over to see Em. The kids took stuff to play magic school, including spare wands for E and R, and I took a bag of yarn and various patterns so I could start something else. In the end, they didn't play magic school, but it was a game filled afternoon as Em played The Settlers of … [Read more...] about Friday out at friends
As we are now close to the beach, it's rather a draw for small visitors, so a beach trip was in order for Saturday. It took the adults (namely me!) a while to get going, so it was nearly lunchtime by the time we headed out, but we took fruit and water, crisps and sun lotion, so we thought we were … [Read more...] about Very sunny beach day.
Yesterday I wasn't much up for interaction, and Tim took the children out for an hour to give me some time and space. I think they had rather a good time of it at a nearby copse of trees with associated playground. I got stuck into my maths, which was quite good for taking my mind off everything … [Read more...] about Quiet day, followed by measuring, patterns and art on the beach.
yes, I know I only went yesterday. But I finished reading Last of the Wilds (Age of the Five) last night, and when I checked online, I discovered that the sequel, Voice of the Gods (Age of the Five) was on the shelves, so I couldn't resist going to get it this morning, so that I could read … [Read more...] about And today's library haul…