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Yesterday was a very sad day, our beautiful Eros has died after more than 13 years of a wonderful life together. This woman’s best friend. I keep thinking I see him as I move around the house, which has become empty without the sound of his paws padding on the wooden floor. Echoes of him […]

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eros

eros

eros, originally uploaded by alabamawhirly. My baby dog, getting very old now – 91 years old and suddenly he seems to have aged But we made it to the sea together, slept in the van, paddled in the sea, sat on the top watching the kids surfing..an important place in our life.

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UK etsy sale

UK etsy sale

Lots of the UK Etsy sellers are having a Spring Sale! Woohoo! The sale starts on April 1st (no, it’s not an April fool…) and ends on the 8th and features a grand total of FIFTY-TWO lovely shops offering a wide range of discounts and freebies with products bought that week. Open to buyers WORLDWIDE, […]

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"the consolation that love brings to the terrible-ness of life"

I heard this on the radio today, an adaptation of The Women’s Room by Marilyn French and this phrase has stuck in my head. I wish I had something prophetic to say about it but it is still weaving it’s way through my mind.

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she is looking a little downcast around the ears

she is looking a little downcast around the ears

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it's getting chilly

So many ideas of things I want to start and there are things still wiating to be finished. The house is crazy with boxes here and there, a plasterer on a promise to come next week, a ton of knitting to get done and tomorrow the 1st of December..yikes

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a word in my ear

a word in my ear

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nits or knitting

nits or knittingtonight I have been immersed in nits when I wish I was knitting – the smell of tea tree and lavender is filling the air and the memory of little crawlers is a nightmare.small children, headlice

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yee-hah

First step towards new things

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