I’ve been doing all these “things” to try to (almost) force myself to blog more… I added myself to a website “circle” all about sewing, I added an author link on G+ and I linked my blog to some other web groups as well… I’m also still trying to keep the “blogging tribe” experiment going… […]
I am part of an excellent and highly informative group who all own Bernese Mountain Dogs. 95% of these people (breeders and just regular owners – not that you could call Berners “regular” dogs but that’s another story for another time) feed the BARF (or Raw diet) or what we call “human food” diets. I’ve […]
These days, with the all powerful social media dug into everyone’s life like a burrowed tick – gorging on information: the blood of the internet – there are some “moments” and some awkward issues that you don’t really think about until they appear in your life. One of these: the death of someone in your […]
OOOH! James Joyce? Really? That’s so cool I pasted the prologue from my (as yet unfinished) novel called “Lima’s War” into I Write Like‘s analyser… and that’s what it told me… Give it a shot! I write likeJames Joyce I Write Like. Analyze your writing!
Thought I’d do an update post as I’ve done lots in the last few weeks. Firstly – I shaved myself a Mohawk Why? Because I can. It’s hair, it grows back – and mine grows like a weed Plus I thought it would look cool with the blond ends and dark roots… Here’s the process: Did […]
One day, when I grow up, I will have a home that will be completely outfitted by IKEA. I love EVERYTHING they sell. Everything. Down to the last stuffed toy and tissue paper holder. I would buy it all if I could afford it. Today, husband and I ventured out (in MY car, Naartjie, I […]
Since I started walking Azzie, I have had issues with her pulling on the lead and dragging me off in various directions randomly, leaping around. On occasion she has nearly dislocated my shoulder, bowled me over and twisted my fingers until I thought they would snap… all the while dragging Gina around by the neck […]
A week or so ago my husband was made an offer by the army that he could, in theory, refuse… but he chose to think on it. That evening, we discussed at length the pros and cons of moving – on the army’s dime – and what we could get out of it, in the […]
It’s amazing how many things you can find to do, to avoid doing something that needs to be done. I even do laundry, clean the kitchen, and plan out dinner or bake something. What am I avoiding? Crepe de Chine. It’s a magnificent fabric – soft to the touch, smooth and silky. And that’s the […]
Everything traced, now to cut out pieces, measure and then cut fabric. It’s backbreaking stuff, erg.