Monthly Archives: September 2014

Aaand relax

Well hello there! It went a bit quiet there for a while didn’t it? Well last week was a bit of a whirlwind of stress what with another training course ( you know I love those) the Swedish election results … Continue reading

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Things I love – Brambly Hedge

As I was out picking Blackberries yesterday, I started thinking about a series of books I used to read a lot when I was younger, you may have heard of them?  – The Brambly Hedge Series, by Jill Barklem. In … Continue reading

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Finally Foraging!

This Saturday I ended up as what we in Sweden refer to as a “sports widow” i.e. Pete was away galavanting in Edinburgh in a pink (!) rugby top and throwing balls about. I’m sure he enjoyed it. I on … Continue reading

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Holiday is cancelled

Ok, I have just realised that by going to Mexico I will miss both the final of the British Bake-off and the start of Downtown Abbey??

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I made it!!

Well whoop de doo, I made it out the other end of that training course! 4 days of analysing events, the causes and effects of these, what actions and conditions were in place, the difference between correction, containment, corrective action … Continue reading

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Monday again

Yes – it’s Monday again and I am as ever totally amazed about how quickly the weekend goes – it will be the end of the year before we know it! (Actually, they have started to put out Christmas stuff … Continue reading

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Off the needles – Stripes and Owls

Finally managed to sew in the buttons this afternoon so at last I can say myself finished with this one! I won the yarn and the pattern in a competition on Facebook back in March, so it’s taken some time, … Continue reading

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