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paper dolls, teachers reports and the judges view

paper dolls

So the paper dolls is finished, it was very quick to knit and was just evening time easy knitting slotted in round everything else but I had a target that I wanted to wear it to thing 1 & thing 2′s first parents evening at their new school. Not sure why, maybe to take the teachers off their guard or as a kind of apology for their madness by showing it’s their genetic stock? But it made me feel good, many people commented on it and it kept me chirpy during a long evening. The other half wasn’t there for the first 2 hours, he was building something for Parliament and it was hard juggling twins and teachers and slotting everyone in. My downfall came when one teacher was running substantially late…. anyway, we were home eventually at 9.30!!

So that is done and this morning I have been up preparing for our house guests, Ysolda and Sarah. The launch of Ysolda’s book tomorrow is at jelly and I have been baking fairy cakes and banana loaf, tidying the house, changing round the sleeping arrangements – it all seems a bit rushed this morning an dthat is becuase we are out today and I’m worried that I’ll never catch up.

We’re off to the dress rehearsal for X Factor, my other half works on the show and we’ve never gone (in fact there are many shows we never see that he works on). The X Factor is incredibly over subscribed so there is a more chance of flying pigs then for us getting tickets but today we are going to the dress rehearsal. This is significant that we will all see my OH (sometimes I see him when the children are at school), we don’t get to see him often in daylight….

So we will see the rehearsal, have a chat with the OH then have the excitement of tomorrow to contemplate too.

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4 Responses to paper dolls, teachers reports and the judges view

  1. charlotte November 14, 2009 at 1:24 pm #

    I am always amazed by your beautiful knitting!

  2. Eskimimi November 14, 2009 at 2:59 pm #

    Hmmm… Your life is a tad more interesting than mine. I am currently contemplating going out to buy cheese.

  3. anna November 15, 2009 at 10:32 am #

    i LOVE LOVE LOVE your paper dolls sweater.
    oh so envious.

  4. Pomona November 17, 2009 at 8:43 pm #

    I want one of those jumpers! I can’t believe that you say it is easy evening knitting – perhaps you could make me one after you have put your children to bed tonight!

    Pomona x

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