Archive for November, 2014

Message in a bottle (making an exhibition of myself)

Spotted in my local library…chances of finding my name – not the most common – on a book leaf in a bottle. I’m still working out the message there for […]

Eating up can help combat world hunger #ClearAPlate

When I was a girl my mother used to say “Eat up – there are people dying of hunger who’d kill for your dinner” (or words to that effect). It […]

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A girl after my own heart – I hope it’s a pony!

I love this card (thanks Naomi!). I’m sure she’s got her pony by now though not from her pal in the braids. There’s so much joy to be had in […]

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A birthday well spent

Birthdays are like new note pads – full of promise and expectation. Hey, my sentiments could be on a greeting card. Though they are bubblegum compared to Emerson’s. I received […]

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The gift that keeps on giving – Blogfest 2014

Truly one of the highlights on my social calendar, this is my (and mumsnet’s) third blogfest. Always held in early November, my ticket is a birthday gift. This year to […]


The fullness of time

“I want to be the princess” It could have been the protest of an 8-year-old girl but it was the heartfelt lament from an octogenarian. We were both attending a workshop […]