Hello 2015

Welcome to 2015! Yes, here I am again trying to get this blog thing going properly. Last year was a bit of a fizzer in blog terms. I couldn’t even reliably post a single monthly post of pics so how on earth I figured I’d handle a 10 week long project is totally beyond me!… Continue reading Hello 2015

Learn Needle Tatting at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2015

I’m very excited to be able to announce that Ill be teaching needle tatting at the 2015 Edinburgh Yarn Festival. This inexpensive yet versatile lace technique can be used to create everything from accessories and embellishments to decorations and even jewellery. You’ll learn the basic lark’s head knot and double stitch and how to create… Continue reading Learn Needle Tatting at the Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2015

Online shopping delivery anger

NB I started writing this on Wednesday 19th March but didn’t post it at the time. As the deadline draws ever near why is it that time seems to shrink? It seems that these days whenever I blink three days rushes past! This week I’ve managed to sort through all of MissK’s clothes and bundle… Continue reading Online shopping delivery anger

Pain in the Head… again

Today is yet another migraine day. It started at 2am or thereabouts. I took the sumatriptan and managed to get back to sleep. At 6:30 it was still there, more sumatriptan but wide awake wee people means sleep is not an option. This is the fourth migraine in the last week. I know that it’s… Continue reading Pain in the Head… again

New Sheets

D-Day for Bump’s arrival is getting ever closer. We’ve confirmed with the consultants that I shall be induced a few days before the due date. This is due to my age. Even though all of the growth scans look perfect and Bump is wriggling around like a mad thing statistics support the routine inducement of… Continue reading New Sheets

February 2014 Round Up

General Pics We started the month with a quick belly shot – interesting to compare the Katja bump on the left with the new bump on the right. Especially since I feel a lot bigger. My hair is a lot longer too, and has been looking good since Tegan straightened it for me back in… Continue reading February 2014 Round Up

January 2014 Round Up

General Pics January started in the standard way, with lots of fabulous fireworks. We stayed in and watched them from the comfort of our couch – very cosy! For a minute there I thought the business to the left was doing private parties! #lookagain And while picking up Katja from Nursery the street was blocked… Continue reading January 2014 Round Up

From Disaster Hat to Bump Hat

As it’s the very end of winter here in Edinburgh (and indeed in many other places too) it is rather cold. It’s a biting kind of cold and the wind when it blows is icy. I need a new hat. One that covers my ears! And so it was that I found a cute little… Continue reading From Disaster Hat to Bump Hat

My Two Cents – Dad’s at the Birth

There’s been a bit of a minor outcry this last week here in the UK when a local celebrity, Nick Knowles and his second wife Jessica announced in a magazine that they were a)pregnant and that b)Nick would not be at his wife’s bedside when their son is born in August. Jessica is quoted as… Continue reading My Two Cents – Dad’s at the Birth

Another Swatch but Still Decisions to be Made

So, in my last post I talked about the various options that have me stumped in working out what my next big tatting project will be. So after a few days of mulling things over I’ve made some decisions but there’s still some deciding left to do. 1. Pattern The coffee table mat has been… Continue reading Another Swatch but Still Decisions to be Made