The never ending middle of the journey

I haven’t embraced the idea of different aspects of life being classed as ‘journeys’. You know the sort of thing: ‘my journey to healthy living’ or ‘my weight-loss journey’or ‘my journey to the truth within’? BUT today there has been an insistent little voice in my head repeating over and over again, ‘Are we there yet?’ *SIGH* It has been a very long day putting this quilt top together, … Read more

Storing inspiration – in praise of Pinterest!

Half-term holiday week is drawing to a close here in the UK. Although the school holidays no longer make a huge impact on my weekly schedules there is still a different feel about these breaks and I tend to be motivated to do a few jobs and activities that wouldn’t normally be attempted during term time.  More of those at the end of this post… First: storing inspiration, information … Read more

Deadlines and their legacy – Part 2

In my previous post I did a little exploration of the nature of deadlines in the context of preparing a craft stall for a village show.  In this follow-up post I’ll share the fall-out of getting past that deadline! First there was a heap of unsold quilts and bags to  put back into storage *sigh* and re-post in my Folksy shop. Then, as I wound down and discovered the … Read more