Some work in the sewing room.

I finally have got round to doing some framing work.  I have lots of bits and pieces in the shed/studio/sewing room which need to be used.  I have been putting off a few projects as I have been busy in the garden because things are growing so quickly with the amount of rain we have…

Memories of mum

I was doing some wool winding yesterday and as I was doing the winding it brought back memories of standing, as a child, with my arms out so my mum could wind her balls of wool.  I have no memory of what she knitted but the arms out is indeed a strong memory. I have…

Memories stirred when cleaning out the computer documents.

A couple of days ago I spent nearly a whole morning working on tidying up documents on my computer.  I had been looking for a particular document on the computer and realised that I had a lot of “stuff” on the computer that I no longer needed.  I guess it was a bit like cleaning…

Did you belong to the Brownies?

I come from a village in Scotland where the Brownies, Cubs, Girl Guides and Boy Scouts formed an important part of village life.  As a child I used to love attending Brownie meetings and have many happy memories from that time.  Brownies were for girls aged 7-10.  I thought it would be interesting to share…

Memories and plates on the wall

Many years ago we bought a plate for my mum and dad for Christmas. Since then we bought two plates of our own.  When mum and dad passed away the plate came back to us and we now have three plates above our kitchen doorway. In our family room we have a wall of plates…