Category Archives: nature

Reasons to be greatful: lazy afternoons in the park

It’s been really hot in London the last few days. I’m not great with the heat and tend to really struggle. This morning I swam with my sister and then my partner met me at the park with a picknick. … Continue reading

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Reasons to be grateful #9 – misty winter sunsets like these

I’m at home with my parents this weekend. We headed out for a walk in the woods rather later than I would have preferred today due to various reasons and for the first few moments of the walk I was … Continue reading

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Reasons to be greatful #8 – autumn sunshine

It’s been a bit quiet over here recently. I’ve been trying to manage some pretty rubbish fatigue, which I think may be linked to my on going efforts to try to balance out my hormones and manage my PCOS through … Continue reading

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Reasons to be grateful #5 – walking in the woods with my best one

One of the things I’ve been doing with this blog over that last few months is trying to keep track of some of the things I am grateful for, following this post about gratitude. I thought it would be fun … Continue reading

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Reasons to be grateful #3 – new blooms

I’ve been watching this orchid flower develop over the last few weeks. It’s a beautiful sunny day today in London and this new bloom is nearly open.

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Friday Finisher

I finished off this design this week. Magpies made of moonlight flowers. I finished this one off by using the silhouette of the magpies I finished off earlier in the year as the as an outline to cut the moonlight flowers … Continue reading

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Courgette update: time and benign negligence 

The courgette keeps on growing with very little attention for me. We have had rain and sun this week and all I’ve needed to do is top up the moisture levels with a few watering cans of water now and … Continue reading

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Courgette update – I’m growing a little monster

This is the courgette plant a week later. Look at it go! We’ve had a very sunny week and I’ve kept on top of the watering this week. Looks like my (minimal) efforts are paying off. I have six little … Continue reading

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New shoots

There have been some awful things happening in London in the last few weeks. I look at the news and each day seems to bring a new saddness. I have been luckily unaffected by all that has happened, but am … Continue reading

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On finishing things, summer down pours and downtime.

I think summer has arrived in the UK. I love spring, and autumn, and am fond of winter. I’m not particularly a summer person. I don’t particularly like the heat, and we don’t really seem to know how to do air … Continue reading

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