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Meet Geoffrey, the crochet giraffe.

Meet Geoffrey, the crochet giraffe.

CrochetSep 18 20140 Comment

Hello people, apologies for the long absence (has been a busy summer full of weddings this year – so many people getting married! – we have managed to break our record: after the last one is done in November, we will have been to seven). Finally, I have another post to bring you ...

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Crocheted Baby Converse

Crocheted Baby Converse

CrochetJul 30 20140 Comment

I love to crochet, but mostly only to make gifts for others. Recently I attempted my most difficult project yet – a pair of baby converse booties. Scouring Pinterest for the perfect pattern I finally managed to find one on Ravelry by Loopy Sue. As she has just documented her stitches ...

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A trip to Hungary

A trip to Hungary

TravelJun 23 20140 Comment

Recently I got back from a work trip to mainland Europe – I was the lucky one to attend a conference in the beautiful Budapest. It was most exciting. Firstly because the idea of travelling for free is such a treat, and secondly because this city isYes there were many workshops and ...

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Prosciutto Salmon with Asparagus

Prosciutto Salmon with Asparagus

CookingMay 24 20140 Comment

So today I tried out a new recipe, which is very easy to put together and tastes delish. It can also be scaled up or down to however many people you’re serving. This recipe is to serve 4 people (or in my case 2 – me plus my very hungry husband). 1) Heat the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas ...

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Blanket for a baby

CrochetApr 05 20140 Comment

Happy April! Hello, sorry for the prolonged absence… but I’m back now and hopefully with many exciting new posts. My sister-in-law is due to give birth soon and my latest project has been to create a present for the little person when they arrive. After much deliberation I decided ...

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Sweet treat

Sweet treat

BakingSep 26 20130 Comment

So I have this sweet tooth, or rather, several sweet teeth, if you like. I decided to satisfy this craving by trying out a particularly sweet recipe by Hummingbird Bakery – let me introduce you to the Coconut Jam Sandwich Bar. This recipe has been taken out of their book Cake Days, which ...

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A tea cosy or two…

A tea cosy or two…

CrochetJul 30 20130 Comment

Hello there folks! First blog post, here goes: today’s topic – tea cosies. After having spotted the cutest tea cosy pattern on Emma Varnam‘s site I had to make one for my friend for her birthday. However, upon embarking on the project I fell a little too in love with it; after ...

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