Category Archives: Life in general

Living with hypothyroid disease

Some of you may have read a rather depressing blog post I did a while ago about my experiences with hypothyroidism. Not much has really changed for me since then, but I have just found a wonderful page with some … Continue reading

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Glastonbury packing list

It is packing weekend for Glastonbury festival. I have the luxury of not needing to pack since moving so close, but I came across my previous packing lists and I thought they might be useful for those going to festivals … Continue reading

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Jubilee Fashion

Are you having a street party or a get-together with neighbours to celebrate the Queen’s diamond jubilee? Or are you off to London to support Team GB in the olympics and would like something patriotic to wear? I’m afraid this … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Happy 2012 everyone! I hope you all have a wonderful year 2011 was mainly focussed on my two Etsy shops, which was fairly successful, and I’ll be continuing with sewing and pyrographing this year. However, if you’ve been wondering what’s been … Continue reading

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The Many Expressions of our dog, Ziggy.

It’s 2am and I can’t sleep. Yesterday – well day before yesterday I suppose – morning our beloved dog Ziggy died suddenly of a heart attack while he was happily running up the hill towards us. To help me deal … Continue reading

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Living by Glastonbury Festival. Part 1

There many many Glastonbury fans out there; a large proportion of which get a bit nutty about the whole thing. I know, because I’m one of them! And I mix with others on the e-festivals website. The fact that I … Continue reading

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My extra special log basket

Have you ever had something made especially commissioned for you? An item of clothing made to your measurements perhaps? A portrait of your child or pet? Well, I never ever had, until recently. I asked friend and willow crafter Amanda Rayner to … Continue reading

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Glastonbury Festival Walk

Last week I had a lovely long walk with my parents and my daughter. We didn’t quite make it to the stone circle, but nearly! Here are some of the photos I took.

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The rain and being old!

Referring to the rain, I said to a fellow Mum at the school gates: “At least the plants needed it though.” And she said, “You know you’re old when you start saying the rain is a good thing because of … Continue reading

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Hypothyroid Disease

I’m writing this blog for everybody else with this disease. I hope it may help; it may not, but I’m guessing it will be quite cathartic for me to finally write about it.

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