Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dinner out – with unexpected company

Yesterday (Monday) was David’s birthday.  After presents and a festive breakfast of oatmeal (special oatmeal with raisins and cinnamon and nutmeg) he had to go to work….. silly man, not to plan his birthday for a weekend! He came home … Continue reading

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Mission of Love – Quilts for Japan

We all remember the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in March – and have heard of how the quilters of the world have rallied to provide warmth to the survivors still huddled in makeshift accommodation in schools and other buildings … Continue reading

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Urgh!!!

Would you believe that I spent all morning yesterday fighting with those butterflies.  I’d decided to use my free motion foot so I wouldn’t have to keep twisting the quilt top around.  Every inch or so, the metallic thread would … Continue reading

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So Much to Do!

I have a lot to do today.  the nice thing about having a dog is that, however much your day is filled, you CANNOT put off taking a walk, especially if you don’t have a yard for him to play … Continue reading

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Digital Photography – Crash Course

Friday I spent taking a photography course.  My friend Sarah (how has since moved to Dubai) recommended it to me – she took Salim’s class and it really got her started taking more than snapshots.  Since I love taking photos, … Continue reading

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Quilting Again!

Nose to the grindstone again – now I get to work on Isabelle’s quilt. It reigned over my display wall until I needed the space for the baby quilt – and now it’s back.  I’m busy trying out butterflies…… just … Continue reading

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Tired Puppy

That’s me. We were out late last night watching a French movie, Of Gods and Men, at the rooftop cinema in Salmiya – comfy rattan chair, drink and popcorn for only 1 KD. It was really neat – why didn’t … Continue reading

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