Haute couture only for my little girl

Well not really.  Translation I have sewn my daughter a skirt!  And while I cannot be 100% sure I am almost certain that it is one of a kind, and I am certain that it is fitted just for her, as I adjusted the elastic to her waist.  So why do I think it is one…

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A tale of two poppies – part II

A long while back, in fact a year yesterday, I told a tale of a hot poppy, and promised a second poppy story, hinting that it would be a small poppy with a tall poppy twist!  Sounds like poppycock to me!  But it was not in jest, the slender poppy is about to reveal herself!…

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Life is for the living

This is not meant to be a lazy post, but I read this article in the paper this morning, and as someone who no longer has either of my parents the sentiments in this simply resonated.  Like the author’s mum I love to celebrate occasions – large or small.  And like the author I used…

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