Tag Archives: makingness

Best. Day. Ever.

It’s been a while.  Three months exactly, apparently! And now I’m writing this as a married lady – in theory that Bridget Jones persona became a thing of the past almost three weeks ago. On the 24th June I married … Continue reading

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Getting my Christmasness makingness on

I suddenly got right back into makingness.  It’s mainly the fault of people who felt Mr Gnome needed a Mrs Gnome.  I was worried he would get lonely if I wasn’t speedy, so….: Meet Mrs Gnome. Then I thought they … Continue reading

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Christmas gnoming

I don’t own that many Christmas decorations. When we lived at Pog Towers, Norman and I had a set of glass angels I hung from the window frame (many of which had become flightless over the years due to delicate … Continue reading

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Advent calendar makingness

I have been sadly lacking on the makingness front recently.  There doesn’t seem to be as much time for it these days, but a rather fantabulous opportunity came up recently. I can just about handle myself around small people, but … Continue reading

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Makingness for Little Wisp

It’s been ages since I actually finished any makingness, but in honour of my second visit to see my beautiful new niece, I managed to finish two things: As Little Wisp seems to like pulling tubes (first she pulled her … Continue reading

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This week in makingness…

(Sorry, these things are all rather random and the day has been too long to wind them together in a better way, so in the style of ‘showing’ / ‘show and tell’ at primary school…) This week I’ve made: …Cherry Pie. … Continue reading

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When things don’t go to plan

Yesterday didn’t quite go to plan. The plan was to do a lovely autumn morning run with my group, finishing with everyone in pink running through Bumpkinstown high street for Breast Cancer Care, and in the afternoon to take Litte … Continue reading

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Random bits and makingness

I was going to tell you my observations on men on the early morning train and the toilet, but 1) I thought better of it 2) I have had the loooongest week and just want to log off and do … Continue reading

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Hippie Pog?

I don’t know quite when it happened, or why it happened, but according to someone at work*, I have turned into a hippie.  The way she says it, it’s interchangeable with ‘laughing stock’, but I’m kind of ok with it, … Continue reading

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The importance of cake and some alternative makingness

Between breaking and fixing my toilet and having cameras inserted places I’d rather they haven’t been, I’ve got a bit of makingness done too.  I’ve finished crocheting two Christmas presents (and am now trying to design a pattern for a … Continue reading

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