illness, Personal

Personality or Circumstance? (The one where I take the same test twice)

I was reading through the blogs on my dash the other day, as you do, and Sarah over at A Life Less Physical had a very interesting post about changes due to chronic illness (click on the linky to go read it). Her post was about taking a test that determined the best work situation… Continue reading Personality or Circumstance? (The one where I take the same test twice)

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Another mini finish

I have another small finish to show you all! I'm really quite enjoying having small projects on the go whilst I'm doing a large project, it's great to have some finished along the way. The Ravenclaw pin cushion that I had started for the last update is now done. Here it is fully stitched: I'm… Continue reading Another mini finish

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First Cross Stitch Finish of 2017

I have a finish to show you! Not only did I manage to finish the stitching for my pin cushion, I also managed to actually finish the pin cushion. Here it is fully stitched and also fully finished. And some close ups: I'm really happy with it, I hashed the counting a little in that… Continue reading First Cross Stitch Finish of 2017

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Cross Stitch Sal Update

It's been another three weeks (what?!?) which means another post for our stitchalong. We've got a couple of new stichers joining in this time. Welcome! Amazingly I have managed to squeeze in some stitching around Christmas. I've manly been going back and adding back stitching (there's a lot of it!) and details which means it… Continue reading Cross Stitch Sal Update

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Cross Stitch Pin Cushion

I have done more stitching than last month but not as much as I wanted. Life got in the way and by that I mean making dozens of Christmas cards takes up a lot of time and energy! I started on the lovely Christmas ornament kit that Claire sent me as part of her giveaway.… Continue reading Cross Stitch Pin Cushion

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Cross Stitch Update

I haven't gotten much stitching done this month, I've been really busy with other things (mainly writing) bit I did manage to spend one afternoon making a little progress on my Slytherin pin cushion. Here's where I am now next to where I was when I shared with you in the last update: I'm really… Continue reading Cross Stitch Update

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SAL update

It's time to show you how far I've come on my cross stitch again. Gosh, that comes around quickly! I'm no longer able to tell how much progress is good or not but with everything that's been going on I'm quite happy with it. Here's where I was last time I posted: I've managed to… Continue reading SAL update

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Butterbeers on me!

  It was my 23rd birthday on Saturday and, after having had to rest and do nothing all week in an attempt to not be too ill to enjoy it, I had a great day. Mum had made me some amazing nutella pastries┬áthat we had for lunch (fresh out the oven and lovely and warm).… Continue reading Butterbeers on me!