• Crochet

    The blanket of redemption

    I stopped crocheting for a bit. For me that’s a sign that something, in this case my all, is extremely awry. This craft has become for me as natural as breathing. I notice the…

    2nd August 2017
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    Crochet Life

    The #instasabbatical

      I’m going on an intentional instagram sabbatical from now through to the end of the summer holidays. That means I’m deleting the app, not posting and not checking in. I’ve been putting up…

    21st July 2017
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    Headspace Meditation

    At the start of 2017 I wrote a couple of things on the blog that I was going to try to do¬†with my year. The aim of those things are to put me in…

    7th April 2017
  • Crochet blanket making

    Making a crochet blanket

    This was my kitchen table this afternoon. I went on a brisk bright walk with the dog and then got my hair cut this morning. I planned on having the rest of the day…

    21st March 2017
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    Another crochet blanket

    As usual – pretty shocking at updating the blog that’s supposed to chart my creative pursuits. However – here’s some pictures of the new crochet blanket I hooked up after the Brighton Half. It’s…

    11th March 2017
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    Babette blanket update

    When I began this blanket at the end of November I was hoping to add one square per evening. This was my background daily project that would grow slowly and on days where it…

    1st March 2017
  • Photo of a new grey and cream blanket

    New blanket!

      Here’s the progress on the new blanket I started yesterday. I’ve had a good nights sleep and I’m not feeling as flat out as yesterday, the stitching has made me feel better! I’ve…

    28th February 2017
  • Picture of Brighton marathon and crochet
    Crochet Running


      I ran Brighton Half yesterday. My first event of 2017! I should be basking in glory or something or at least feeling slightly brilliant about it, but in truth I’m on the sofa…

    27th February 2017
  • A picture of mist at Stanmer


    I usually feel quite flat when the kids go back to school, the house feels empty and still and it takes me a while to re-adjust. None of that today, I was too busy…

    20th February 2017
  • Rainbow coloured block stitch baby blanket

    Block Stitch Baby Blanket

      This week had an unusual rhythm. I’ve not run since last Friday (over a week ago) when I finished up in the first third of my long run wincing in pain on the…

    11th February 2017