Winter heart

There’s a colour challenge over at City Crafter Challenge Blog this week and you are asked to use this particular palette: Now I love the combination of aqua and red, especially at Christmas time, but must admit I was a little … Continue reading

Blue Agatha Christmas

Finally back safe and sound from our mini-break down south, having had a fantastic time. We crammed an awful lot into our few days and now we’re back, the pace hasn’t slowed as we make those final preparations for Christmas. At … Continue reading

Happbee Christmas!

Forgive me if I am unusually giddy today. Christmas generally sends me closer towards bouncing off the ceiling with excitement but events today have sent me beyond the point of no return. Firstly, pre-Christmas lunch number three – super special … Continue reading

Winter pocket

Here in the UK we have been experiencing a “weather bomb,” or to give its correct meteorological name “explosive cyclogenesis”. In reality that has meant strong winds, lots of rain with blasts of snow and hail and, most interestingly, waking … Continue reading

Clean and simple Christmas

Today I am looking forward to my second Christmas lunch outing, this time with some of my work colleagues. Having enjoyed mulled wine and mince pies with a friend yesterday, I hope I can find a little room for turkey … Continue reading

Crafty Boots Christmas

Yes, another Monday. another new challenge over at Crafty Boots Challenges and we’ve reached that point where the theme is, of course, Christmas. Yay!  I’m sharing a little hanging that sums up just how I feel about this time of year! … Continue reading

Angel hair

I have a very vivid memory from my childhood of something called “angel hair” that festooned Christmas trees. We didn’t have it in our house, but others did and I can remember the magical quality of pretty coloured lights (I … Continue reading

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas

This morning I was (hopefully!) up at ridiculous o’clock to travel to an early morning meeting. Although early starts are not unusual, it has been quite a while since I’ve had to rely on trains and endure cold stations! The worst bit … Continue reading