Been There, Done That 20

We have come a long way baby, we really have since 2000. I used to be a hard nosed career woman living in Berkshire with the love of my life. I  loved my job, I was good at it and relished the challenges it brought.  I managed projects, relocated 600 people in to a brand new 160000 square foot campus and I did it with time to spare and nothing but commendations.  I was super organised and a super organiser!! In 2000 my dad was fatally injured in an industrial accident.  They say that what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger, well this tested us all and MadDad was a tower more »

Social Club Childrens Party 7

I somethimes think that pictures can say things much better than words, but have to say a great big thank you to my wonderful sister in and law and the Ladies of Steel for putting on such a fantastic event yet again!! Cousins in the calm before the storm Kissin Cousins The Club looking all festive Best friends having a bop Mince pie number 5 Putting the world to rights! You can never have enough chocolate mum! Oh no, see the lip just starting to wobble Ending the night raving on the stage Big Fish, Little Fish, Cardboard Box The boys fell asleep in the car on the way home at more »

Going back to my roots – Oh I am getting serious now 7

I made this when I was 9 in church craft lessons.  It was the first thing I sewed and I have had it with me always.  It was stood on MaxiMads bedside table and is now in the kitchen, as he wants one without yellow!!  Oh fickle child. The thing is that I loved sewing and crafting as a child, but then I grew up and got all serious with life.  A career and fantastic holidays abroad.  I got all consumptive and driven my consumerism and wants. Life is different now, having children has awakened my need to make, to craft, to be and to love.  I find that I no more »