Category Archives: Loose Threads

Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’ Update

In a previous post  from November 2009, I described how the urge to cross stitch had taken hold again.  Along with that post I also published a picture of the design I would be working on again.  Just thought you might like to … Continue reading

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20th Wedding Anniversary Dinner at Chimichanga

The surprise was dinner for two at a new Mexican restaurant, Chimichanga, in Peterborough city centre.   Awesome Dude had no trouble finding the restaurant so consequently we arrived 40 minutes early. From the moment we stepped in, I felt that … Continue reading

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20th Wedding Anniversary Week

My husband turned all mysterious and secretive last week.  Normally this sort of behaviour piques my curiosity.  I would hover around him like a mosquito and pepper him with questions.  But this time I was busy trying to complete an … Continue reading

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Sweet Indulgence

    I spent the weekend just gone in an orgy of shameless self-indulgence.  When I wasn’t cross-stitching, I was playing The Sims 2.  It was a calculated act of rebellion against adult responsibilities and I loved every moment of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday! Here Have Some Money

  As I wander about in Limbo, time holds very little meaning for me. One morning I woke up and realized it was my youngest daughter Sleeper Girl’s birthday the following day.  I spent the rest of the day trotting from shop to shop … Continue reading

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Wandering In Limbo

Well, well…Christmas is done and New Year’s is yet to be.  Sooo…now what do I do? Does anyone else find the gap between Christmas and New Year’s is a bit of a non-starter.  It feels as if life as I know it has … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Christmas Future

Christmas Day arrived, as we knew it would. For once my husband, Awesome Dude and I, woke at a reasonable hour.  No overexcited children running into our bedroom, leaping on top of us and jumping up and down on soft, vulnerable body … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas?

It’s just gone 10 o’clock GMT.  Dinner has long since been consumed.  The kids are, one by one, crawling off to bed tired, but expectant.  The presents are finally all wrapped up and put under the tree.  Say what you … Continue reading

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International Craft & Hobby Fair

YES!  I’ve got my tickets in hand and my shopping list sorted out.  Tomorrow I’m off to the International Craft & Hobby Fair Show at the NEC Birmingham, UK.  This year there are three, yes, three exhibits for the price of … Continue reading

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Itchin’ to Get Stitchin’

These past couple of weeks I’ve spent re-discovering old stitching projects and writing about them has given me the stitching bug again. I know there are many of you who could easily stitch all day, every day.  I can too.  Just not 24/7/365.  I could go … Continue reading

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