– 81 – summer sewing, part 2

I’ve been eyeing peplum tops for a while and then the lovely Fiona (you can find her here) suggest the Marthe top (or Blouse Marthe) and I was sold. I wasn’t sure which fabric to use, well aware that something not drapey enough would look stiff and sticky-outy (… you find me a better word…

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– 79 – summer walk

It would be criminal not to take advantage of this glorious weather, right? (you can tell I’ve been living in England for many years… the weather is always on my mind!  In fact I’m sure that one of the requirement of becoming a British citizen is to make an oath of talking about the weather…

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– 78 – summer snood

… I realise it sounds a little bit “oxymoronish”… but if you do live in England you understand… right? “Summer” is often an “idea” more than reality… which is ok, there are other benefits… like you never wear out your sandals for example (they last for years….), and sometimes you do need a light snood…

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– 77 – poetry Monday

The best time of the day (by Raymond Carver) Cool summer nights. Windows open. Lamps burning. Fruit in the bowl. And your head on my shoulder. These the happiest moments in the day. Next to the early morning hours, of course. And the time just before lunch. And the afternoon, and early evening hours. But…

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– 76 – random

… and exhale… Today is the first day in ages that I have no commitments, no appointments, no email that I must write or the world will stop spinning, no vital phone call to make or places to be… Feels good to get back to the routine. (I must be getting old). Now, don’t you…

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