173 days to go!

Anyone who knows me, knows just how much I love Christmas, so much so, that I have a second celebration in July. Over at Crafty Boots Challenges, our new challenge is also celebrating Christmas in July so I have been … Continue reading

Circle in the sky

The lovely Nellie is hosting this week’s Stampotique Designers’ Challenge and her chosen theme is All Creatures Great and Small. For me this was a great excuse to get out Jo Capper-Sandon’s adorable little Starbird with Chick stamp to create … Continue reading

Tea for two

So there were flurries of snow yesterday but not quite enough for my liking. I almost made 10,000 steps but not quite. I’m wondering if there is a connection!!! For those of you who are fed up with stormy grey … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Agathas – Day 12

So, sadly, I have reached the last of my series of postcards – the 12 Days of Christmas Agathas which alas also means it is the official last day of Christmas. Mr Beez and I have been busy taking down the … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Agathas – Day 11

Before I began my series of postcards – the 12 Days of Christmas Agathas, I had planned out many ideas in my head. However, for some of the days I didn’t have a clue and hoped that inspiration would strike! Day … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas – Day 10

When he was alive, my uncle, who was the Bishop of Carlisle, was one of the 26 “spiritual peers” – bishops who sit in the House of Lords. In 1997, the first election in which Tony Blair’s Labour party gained victory, … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Agathas – Day 8

For today’s postcard, Day 8  my series of postcards – the 12 Days of Christmas Agathas, I’ve put a little twist on the maids-a-milking. Once again I’ve used one of Kate Crane’s backgrounds and then added a giant milkshake, a … Continue reading

12 Days of Christmas Agathas – Day 7

New Year’s Day means Day 7 of my series of postcards – the 12 Days of Christmas Agathas! With swans, well sort of, a swimming it seemed only fitting to give Agatha Pirate an outing: I’m not sure if she is in … Continue reading