Well, 2012, you were not the easiest year I’ve ever had, what with all the renovating we’ve been doing. It’s been worth it though. There’s more of that to come in 2013 too, as I write this there’s a mostly demolished wall in our bedroom and the power has been turned off in here for 2 days because there were power points on the demolished wall. Good thing we’re on holidays and don’t really need an alarm clock. For quite some years I’ve said I don’t do New Year’s resolutions but I seem to have changed my mind this year … Continue reading Happy New Year
Rainy Days The breeze blowing it towards me. The feeling of the clouds tears on my sad hurt face. The clouds voice searching for all worthy of their judgement. The clouds striking the guilty. I wish they would strike … Continue reading Rainy Days – by Tom
After waking rather early this morning and then not being able to go back to sleep, because of a combination of a slightly sore ear, a snoring husband, and a cat who had decided that the best way to get breakfast was to stand perched on my hip bone with his rather significant weight concentrated mostly onto two very pokey paws, I managed to drop off again for an extra sleep-in. Adam had got up and the boys were in the study next to my bedroom playing computer games, the dog had taken up residence in Adam’s spot on the … Continue reading The stuff of nightmares
The looking back bit: Lots of good things happened last year, I wish I’d blogged them all properly. We went to New Zealand for a wonderful holiday, Caitlin started high school, David grew a moustache, Tom took up bass guitar, … Continue reading Happy New Year!
It’s 18°C and rainy today. I’m not complaining though because, as much as I like sunny weather, sunshine at this time of year tends to come with hideous heat. Clara is less pleased, what with her “No it’s fine, you … Continue reading Rainy Monday
Welcome to the new and improved Muddle! I’ve uprooted myself from my old blogspot residence, finally dusted off mimbles.com and moved in. The very wonderful Viv (aka tigtog) of ViVidWeb Services and Hoyden About Town did all the heavy lifting … Continue reading First post? New home? But look at all the stuff here!
Today was a beautiful crisp cool day with brilliant blue skies, perfect for going along to a rally in support of placing a price on carbon pollution. Apparently quite a few other people thought the same, which makes me feel … Continue reading Sundays in My City
Back in early January I signed myself up for the Facebook version of the handmade giveaway meme that I participated in back in March ’09. Pay it Forward 2011I promise to send something handmade to the first 5 people who leave a comment here. They in turn must post this and send something they make to the first 5 people who comment on their status. The rules are that it must be handmade by you and it must be sent to your 5 people sometime in 2011. At the time I had 3 people sign up, and then Facebook moved … Continue reading Pay it forward – Facebook edition
Tom did the honours, reached into my hat full of names and pulled out…SIMMY! It seems being first to enter wasn’t so bad after all 🙂 I’ll be in touch to arrange delivery! Continue reading We have a winner!
Update: Entries are now closed, the winner will be announced soon! **************Well, one of you anyway! Here’s the rundown on what will be going in the package that I hope to be sending off to one of my lovely readers on Monday: 1 pair of Christmas tree earrings in either green or clear crystal (your choice) – as per my first post about this giveaway. Swarovski crystal on sterling silver ear hooks 1 pair of Snowman earrings – this is the first pair of these that I’ve made, I’ll be doing some more tonight and they’ll be going into my … Continue reading Blog giveaway: From me to you – a gift.