Monthly Archives: November 2012

What happened in intensive care

First published on Babyrambles blog, 14th December 2011 I’m wearing an oxygen mask and struggling to breath. My lungs feel like broken rocks in my chest. My heart is pounding like the hooves of a galloping horse. People surround me, … Continue reading

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Tamara’s nativity nightmare

A terrible event had occurred in Tamara’s otherwise perfect life. And it was causing her an enormous amount of angst. As she sat waiting outside the headteacher’s office, she realised that most things were suddenly meaningless: her new limited edition … Continue reading

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Crocheted Granny Square Sampler project

This is something I’ve been working on for the past month. It’s a brilliant project I found on the Wisecraft blog – the Granny Square Sampler Afghan project. It’s a crochet-along project which started much earlier in the year and … Continue reading

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Hi, I’m the laundry

Hi I’m the laundry. I’m as much a certainty in your life as death and taxes. That’s unless you’re rich and can pay someone else to deal with me. I have an endless and thankless lifecycle: being worn, being washed, … Continue reading

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