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It’s nearly Christmas guys and I thought I’d post one more time in 2014. I know its early but what with the shop, travelling to see family and of course Ben’s half term I thought it’s probably best if I post now….. So its been a year of up and ups and downs and downs… Continue reading 2014

Bipolar · Chirtmas · City & Guilds · embroidery · me · moods

Feeling festive, looking daft and coursework !

Ok so after my last post I decided it was time to make the effort. So I decided that,, like every Christmas the dec’s go up on the 1st December. Even though  I wasn’t feeling especially in the mood it was a ‘pull yourself together’ moment. But I had to really because Ben nagged and… Continue reading Feeling festive, looking daft and coursework !

Anxiety · Bipolar · Chirtmas · crafts · depression · me · moods · Quilting

Just thought I’d pop by

I’m still struggling with my emotions, still waiting for the meds to kick in. But on a positive note I’m still being a busy beaver in the craft department……seems to calm me down and gives me focus. But my machine is going for its service tomorrow its looks like I’m going to have to use… Continue reading Just thought I’d pop by

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Chilled weekend…Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire

After a ridiculously busy week we decided to chill out on Sunday. We took Rowley to one of my favourite places….Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire. Its been one of my favourites for years after spending weekends there when I was much younger. The grounds are beautiful and we can have a good explore through the forest.… Continue reading Chilled weekend…Elvaston Castle, Derbyshire

Anxiety · Bipolar · Chirtmas · craft fair · depression · me · moods · sewing · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery · Uncategorized


What amazing weather……The sun has certainly got his hat on here in South Derbyshire 🙂 Lets hope it continues through the school holidays. I have never suffered with SAD but I know a few people who do and this weather is certainly good for them, where I see it as a good excuse to get… Continue reading Amazing!!!!

Bipolar · Chirtmas · crafts · depression · embroidery · sewing · simply needlecraft · the haberdashery · the haberdashery · Uncategorized

Feeling sorry for myself

I’ve had a wisdom that was growing through sideways taken out this week (Wednesday) and it was a horrible experience. For those of you that haven’t been following I have metal pins all round my jaw holding it together from a condition I have which I’ve grown up with. The wisdom itself didn’t hurt but… Continue reading Feeling sorry for myself