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Hi Folks I've moved, come find me at my new   blog home  all the same fun, shiny new look. Come on pop in! See you soon ♥Sue♥
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Back in the zone

Hello So it's been a while but I think it's safe to say that I'm back in the zone! The spinning wheel is out and I'm loving it. Loving the calm rhythmic movement of fibre flowing through my fingers, watching the bobbins fill with gorgeous colour, enjoying the meditative process that spinning is. I've been spinning some beautiful Alpaca and silk that I dyed AGES ago. It's very soft and fluffy but spins up really well wanting to be thin and sophisticated. I've also been admiring this beauty, I know a rainbow landed on the rug! It's Milk Fibre, it take dye amazingly well, it's incredibly fine and slippery. I tried spinning it 'neat' but it proved impossible so I'm carding it with Merino. What do you think? I'm really pleased, I'm a carding newbie but again it's a wonderful process which I find completely absorbing. I'm planning on carding each rainbow colour separately I'll let yo

Five Photo Friday

Half term, it's been too short. It's been all about these gorgeous boys. Beautiful Brodie, two weeks today. And Finlay the most fantastic two year old EVER! That's true, cos I'm his Nana. ♥   Finlay's birthday cake. Just so you all know, I'm never making a Thomas cake again, fiendishly tricky!  We also spent some time checking out Storm Brian. Very stunning he was too. That's it, end of another holiday. Roll on Christmas then!!!!! Love ♥Sue♥

Do what you love

Once upon a time there was a little girl who loved walking in the country, on these walks she would collect fleece caught on fences. She would take it home and try twisting it into yarn, mostly unsuccessfully!  Fast forward to 2017, a Sunday stroll in the country and she's still there collecting the fleece, hoping to use it for................something. Well all those years ago I spent my time making, creating, crafting, painting, growing. I still do those things they're still the things that make me the happiest.  So what's my point here?  Well I remembered the other day watching one of my children as a small boy building towers, building walls, always building. The other day he came home from work, dirty, wet, tired and hungry and declared "I love my job"...............he's a bricklayer! I remembered also watching my youngest son busy cooking up a storm standing on a chair in the kitchen................he went off and studied

Five Photo Friday

Autumn is here! We've had some glorious weather here this week. The toadstools are up, leaves are turning and the nights are drawing in. Each and every moment beautiful and special and worth savouring. Happy Friday Love ♥Sue♥

Five Photo Friday

Memories of Summer Whitby Abbey  Yorkshire fields Up on the moors  North Landing beach, Flamborough Head Hector at Rievaulx Abbey Summer was good. Love ♥Sue♥

Autumn Again!

The evenings are drawing in and our evening dog walks are lit by the setting sun. I love this time of year, the colours of nature are still bright and vibrant and the light is often amazing. We've had a summer of walking and relaxing, lots of family time..................wonderful. ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥  ♥♥♥ ♥♥♥ There's been crafting too, a blanket, it's taking FOREVER the pattern involves counting. I don't do counting, well I do but not very well! This means it's been crochet a row, unpick two rows!!!!!! It'll be worth it it's a lovely pattern. Here, have a little look . The pattern is from   Crochet Objet   I t's lovely but you can't take your eyes off it! I'm coming to the end now so they'll be a tah dah moment very soon. Finally I am hoping to post more frequently.................HAHAHA yeah you've heard that before haven't you, but I am because I really enjoy it, so thank you