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Just when you thought….

….the 40th celebrations were all over, it turns out you can be instructed to appear at your parents house, having made ‘a bit of an effort’, be met on the main road by a shepherd/ Jesus / who knows (Dad … Continue reading

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Birthdays, parties and an utter failure of a cake

This time of year is full of Birthdays – full I tell you!  In the last week it has been Sister 1 and 2’s: Probably the least said, the better. Gorgeous Godson’s: It was all a bit too exciting for … Continue reading

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A gentle walk

Today Mum and I went on a gentle walk. Mum was sure she knew where she was going…she demostrated this by telling me to turn right while holding her left arm out. I should have known it wasn’t going to … Continue reading

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Why I shouldn’t attempt to draw

I have always been bad at drawing.  I mean, really bad.  When I was at school, my highest grade for Art was a C.  My picture was so bad that my teacher re-drew it for me and I just had … Continue reading

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A quick catch up

I’ve not written a blog post for ages and I promised a friend some Bumpkinsville pictures but I thought I’d tell you what’s happened in my little break first. Last week I had a week off work.  Recently, I finally got … Continue reading

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Bumpkinsville based

This weekend was a real Bumpkinsville one. First Little Pea came to play.  He bought me some GORGEOUS chocolates:  And then did a spot of Auntie Pog climbing: Then we went to see the ducks (who were hiding): And the … Continue reading

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The Dress of Daftness

Last Friday I took half a day’s leave.  I spent it sitting in my parent’s cellar with my Mum.  I was sewing a dress and Mum was helping me (there were pleats, darts and bias binding involved.  There was no … Continue reading

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The Weird and the Wonderful

There’s been lots of weirdness and wonderfulness recently so I thought I’d share a few bits with you. My last post was about a bikini I made for Sister 2 after her hearing about Mum’s from the 70’s.  Well, the … Continue reading

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Introducing: Little Pea!

On Wednesday night, my very talented Sister 1 gave birth to my very first nephew – Little Pea. He is gorgeous.  But then I would say that.  So I thought rather than just bragging, I’d use this post to show … Continue reading

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A Missing Mum

My mum loves walking.  So much so that she borrows her neighbours dogs on a regular basis for some company on them.  For the last two Sundays I’ve been going with them and, for someone who hates walking (unless there … Continue reading

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