Daily Archives: September 4, 2009

The trials and tribulations of learning to sew

I have never really learned how to sew, I am very ashamed to admit this, but guess it would be true of many people of my generation.  I guess there is a fair umber of reason for this, but the main ones that come to mind now are:   Wearing my mothers interpretation of the fashion of the day – peddle pusher dugerees in white broderie anglais The recollection of being the only teen in homemade clothes at the school disco/youth club A mother who was a great seamstress and found it quicker to do things herself The demise of sewing lessons at school The rise of cheap and disposable clothes […]

Watch out its a full moon 1

Here at TheMadHouse a full moon means that the mini’s are usually in terrible moods.  I know lots of you will find this all lentil weavery, but trust me the moon definitely has some effect on my two. My thinking is if the moon can control all the tides and water on this earth, then as we are about 75% water then I figure it can have some effect on us too! Me and MadDad have noticed that things tend to go a bit crazy around here come the full moon. Full Moon Fact More people are admitted with dog bites on a full moon than any other night!!