Today I have been trying to make a blind – or several. I am using a drinking straw and some green lace. I should add that this is for a 1/24 size caravan…. and that it is extremely fiddly, because drinking straws are slippery. And lace wriggles! And it has been so much fun 🙂… Continue reading A day off
Today, I am practicing breathing. And breathing before I speak. This is not just because without doing it, I will be so breathless I won’t be able to be heard. It is because if I am struggling sometimes to make sense and to help people understand what I feel strongly about, then it is a… Continue reading Breathing
I just clicked on a website that I visit often. The little imp inside the computer is clearly tired, and instead of the site, I got a message saying “fatal error” – and then a lot of code that looked scary. It was the “fatal error” bit that caught my attention. Because it’s not true.… Continue reading Life lessons from a computer….
I know, I’ve been very quiet recently. It just hasn’t felt like I had anything positive to say. :ife all felt a little overwhelming, and rather than say something that I might regret when I feel better, it seemed better to be quiet. And the energy to speak seemed to be lacking as well. However,… Continue reading Being quiet
There was a time – long years ago – when I painted my fingernails green. I was in my early teens at the time. I liked it. I loved the colour and the sense of glamour. Much Missed Mother commented that it made me look as if I had gangrene. I didn’t do it after… Continue reading What colour today?
Because this weekend marks one of these annual anniversaries that as the years progress seem to come round ever more rapidly, I am having a few days off. Really off. Beloved Other is holding me to account, and we are being lazy! I have been painting Little Things, reading books that are not theology, and… Continue reading This is a good thing