Monthly Archives: January 2012

for today

Outside my window… everything’s quiet  I am thinking… about a long day, that probably involved rather too much cake than was good for me (although it was very nice, and much needed) I am thankful… for half an hour of quiet … Continue reading

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home-buttled pizza

Well, can I first of all say a big cheerful hooray! for the flurry of excitement and cheery thoughtfulness generated after my last post. It’s always a bit scary saying writing a bit of a ‘this is what I think’ … Continue reading

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conscious living – a (kind of) plan

When I moved from my old blog in September last year, I planned that this one would be a celebration of cheerful living – ‘a healthy mix of simple living, frugal living, ordinary-and-extraordinary living’. I think I’d like to add conscious … Continue reading

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disaster averted

Would you just look at this cheerful little owl I made while I was sitting here all poorly. Isn’t he adorable? He’s from a book of miniature Christmas knits, which I have temporarily misplaced, so I can’t tell you what … Continue reading

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for today

Outside my window… the field beans I planted as green manure are starting to peek through the soil I am thinking… about how much I’ve loved not being at work, and what that means for the future I am thankful… … Continue reading

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take a look around you

We went for a walk yesterday afternoon. Just up the road, past the chickens, through the cemetery, along the field, through the park, back past the local shops. A walk we’ve done a thousand times. A walk we do probably … Continue reading

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a peedie confession…

Ok, so I’ve got a peedie confession to make. A Peedie confession, in fact. You see, I met this lovely woman, Fay, over the internet, and we went to stay in her lovely house. And when we got there, we … Continue reading

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