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In Music I Trust

Playlist :: I’m Waiting for the Man – The Velvet Underground :: All Day and All Night – The Kinks :: Substitute – The Who :: Good Vibrations – The Beach Boys :: Everybody has one of those songs. You know? The song that will innocently and randomly play on the radio and trigger a wave […] Read more…

My Best Friend is Expecting!

My best friend is expecting! I can finally share the news. I’m so excited! In fact, I may be more excited than her. I joke, I joke! But, I am very excited. Just think of all the  lovely* things I can make! I’m almost squeeling as I type this. Baby M is due in June, so plenty of time to […] Read more…

Yarn Bombed Gift Tag

A short while ago, I posted about low cost sentimental wrapping. Brown paper, bright coloured patterned ribbon and padded hearts are just some of the materials I chose to decorate my gifts with. On my travels, I encountered the blogspot of Sarah Montrose, Sarah highlighted the crafty talent of cranny + b and modelled her take on […] Read more…

Shhh! No Spending!

Today, I did something I haven’t done in years… I visited my local library. It’s been more years than I care to count since I last went.  I panicked whether my scratty teenage library card, complete with tippex artwork, would still work. You know you’re old when your library card is older than the children you teach. So, why the excitement over a […] Read more…

THE DAY THE PIANO CAME

Playlist :: Kindness – House :: Theme Park – Two Hours :: Band of Horses – Is There A Ghost :: Two years ago, I found my dream home. A 1930s, semi-detached home with stunning, original features. We’re talking Art Deco stained glass windows, a spindled staircase, huge bay windows… it was way over budget and needed complete […] Read more…

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