I’m over 60 so I have had lots of bad times and lots of good too. There are some things too private and too sad for me to delve into but I have one story to tell you. Me with my lovely Mum I grew up in West Leeds. Leeds is a windy city, cue […]
I am re blogging this post and I will do a post as requested on the negative things I have overcome – watch this space!
The Clifton Bramley Town End Leeds The photograph is of it’s later incarnation as Forrest Products D.I.Y. Centre. A good 15 minutes walk from my home (past a few lonely places- Hill End Nurseries, The Old Workhouse, then a home for old men, St. Mary’s Hospital and Hill Top Cemetery) this was only an […]
This is the premises of Cox and Co. Regent Street, Leeds. I always thought this was a lovely looking building. This end was the Commercial Sales, the other end was the Domestic sales. At the back there was a track to test tyres (or something! not very technically minded). There was also a big car […]
This is the end result of the summer cover-up made from my oddments bag… It does look better on. I will post a pic of me wearing it asap. It has been really cold here – not the weather for linen pants and tees! I made it in a mix of stripes but always keeping […]
Last evening we had tickets for our local theatre (The Spa, Bridlington) courtesy of a competition win. It was to see the comedian Billy Pearce , we have seen him before in his family show. Last nights show was the adult version. Not one for the easily offended but hilarious if you are broadminded . […]
I am doing the neckband on this top. I have sorted out some vintage buttons. Watch this space for the finished item!
Originally posted on Carol Turner:
After very careful consideration I went ahead this week and opened a shop on Etsy. Within 24 hours I got my first sale, wow was I excited, but since then everything has been eerily quiet. I am told Etsy is a vast marketplace and you have to work really hard…
I hope you are all enjoying your weekend. We have a lovely sunny day here and I am making the most of it. Sewerby Hall and Gardens has a Classic Car Rally and a Craft Show today. Just 10 minutes from home (and that included calling at the Paper shop on the way!) we arrived […]
Well my friends, this is my first attempt at making a doll. I looked in all the usual places, Ravelry, Etsy etc. but there were so many patterns I just got confused and simply could not decide on which one to buy. So I thought, why not have a go and try to make one free…