Monday, 03 August, 2020

Month: March 2015


Patchwork n Play: Wandering Free!

Perhaps it was the arrival of the school holidays, The pattern is from “Beyond Neutral” Or the beautiful Autumn weather, but a burst of energy has seen me achieve  Preparing for basting a quilt finish! And today was the perfect Read more…


The Games We Play: PSC 15mm Sdkfz 251s

Well, this is a little annoying. I’ve been away for a couple of weeks and carefully set up a series of scheduled blog posts to keep everyone entertained, but did blogger actualy post them? No. Perhaps I misunderstood the schedule Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Star Jump Pattern winner....

If I thought I was going slow before, It seems I have come to a complete stand still!  Although I am consoling myself with this pile of lovelies….. At least I have been knitting! And this is going to be Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Sew slow.....

-: Sew slow….. Pages Sew slow….. This is the way my sewing has been going recently… Echidnas don’t move too fast! I made a triangle pouch from a tutorial found at “A Spoonful of Sugar” blog I need to tidy Read more…


The Games We Play: Crushed Cataphracts

Tim brought along this C&C Ancients game. A historically dubious (ie based on one extract from an unsubstantiated text) outing along the Euphrates, but an excuse to pit Imperial Romans against Seleucid Cataphracts once more. This particular encounter supposedly took Read more…


Star Jump 4, and a giveaway!

I had the great pleasure to recently test a new  I’m trying to sew from my stash this year,  so I chose to use solids and spots, in co-ordinating colours. I had some Ikea “Numbers” for the backing. I kept Read more…


The Games We Play: One Hour Tshushima

I was rather taken with the naval variant of Neil Thomas’s One Hour Wargames rules, so I had a bit of a fiddle around to adapt them for the Russo-Japanese War. I ended up with the same group of ship Read more…


The Games We Play: Neil Thomas Ancient rules

This was a tryout for the Ancients rules from Neil Thomas’s ‘Introduction to Wargaming’. A somewhat cut down version from those in his Ancient and Medieval Wargaming book, but decent enough. I largely left them alone, although I lightly fiddled Read more…


Patchwork n Play: Pacific Lime...

Version one…. Too much green? Ah, that’s better! Those pesky points are much better  disguised amongst the pretty DS prints! An advantage of a design floor!  A matching (grubby) ironing board cover! “Pacific Lime” is now waiting to be quilted….


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As an acting teacher and pre-school music/movement teacher I get to observe children in various situations. I notice how their behaviors change through-out a typical school day, how they handle different situations and how all of it effects their emotions, Read more…