Food and beyond

Eating, frolicking, cooking, cavorting
A whole lotta love tonight (at Royal Festival Hall)

A whole lotta love tonight (at Royal Festival Hall)

Walk towards the darkness - and then it rained (at South Bank London)

Walk towards the darkness - and then it rained (at South Bank London)

House warming cushions - with awesome dog fabric

House warming cushions – with awesome dog fabric

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It’s all about the sewing…

Many of my crafty endeavours end up being obsessions; once I start I have to continue. Obviously, these obsessions come in waves (I haven’t knitted anything for months). As you might noticed, my current obsession is sewing.

I’ve sown pillows before, but not so precisely. Making the quilt made me more aware that I was winging it before. So for these pillows I followed a

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I’ve always admired the old Victorian gasworks in Greenwich, I managed to capture it in the reflection on the bus to a friend’ place this weekend. Love travelling on the bus sometimes.

I’ve always admired the old Victorian gasworks in Greenwich, I managed to capture it in the reflection on the bus to a friend’ place this weekend. Love travelling on the bus sometimes.

This is rather splendid now, isn’t it? (at William Morris Gallery)

This is rather splendid now, isn’t it? (at William Morris Gallery)

I’ve finally finished the quilt (well, pretty much anyway)

I’ve finally finished the quilt (well, pretty much anyway)

The quilt on a chair outside
What is craft if not an on-going, perhaps even lifelong, undertaking…

I have many unfinished projects constantly nagging me to be completed. Such is the life of a knitter, come quilter, come aspiring dress-maker, come embroidery novice. But finally (after a rather long hiatus from blogging – thanks for holding the fort Danni!), I have finished the quilt.

The quilt on a chair outside

The finished (sort of) quilt!

This was not…

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Racing pigeons near ours (at East London Cemetery)

Racing pigeons near ours (at East London Cemetery)

Cutlery all tucked up nicely #vscocam (at The Gilbert Scott)

Cutlery all tucked up nicely #vscocam (at The Gilbert Scott)

There are worse ways to spend a Friday afternoon #nofilter

There are worse ways to spend a Friday afternoon #nofilter

Very excited - what a wonderful prize and a wonderful way to spend summer hours (at The Gilbert Scott)

Very excited - what a wonderful prize and a wonderful way to spend summer hours (at The Gilbert Scott)

Gin, glorious gin!  (at Sipsmith)

Gin, glorious gin! (at Sipsmith)

What a glorious day in London.  (at Hermit Road Park)

What a glorious day in London. (at Hermit Road Park)

Lazing on a sunny afternoon #intheroofgarden

Lazing on a sunny afternoon #intheroofgarden

Nearly at Padstow - walking from Wadebridge along the Camul trail

Nearly at Padstow - walking from Wadebridge along the Camul trail

Naturally curly #fromthecornishhedgerow  (at Camel Trail)

Naturally curly #fromthecornishhedgerow (at Camel Trail)