Monthly Archives: December 2010

Before the New Year Begins

So here we are balancing on this slither of time that sits between Christmas and the new year. Like a corner of no mans land, a welcome break from work and real life. A brief corridor of time that slips … Continue reading

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Monochrome Christmas

Christmas has been monochrome. It wasn’t by design but the snow certainly helped. Rather than contriving a scheme and forcing it to work I like to work with what’ s there. Looking at the evidence it’s been sneaking up on … Continue reading

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Where Grocery Shopping Goes Exotic

With a loft full of fabric scraps from my interior design projects and Christmas on the doorstep it’s the ideal time to hunker down and start a production line making presents. First up is a shopping bag, this fabric makes … Continue reading

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When Christmas Shopping Becomes a Pleasure

Winchester, an ancient city, a patchwork of eye candy architecture, the perfect place to get into the Christmas vibe. Small enough to get around quickly, big enough to have the usual chain stores as well as lots of independents for … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland

Overnight it snowed thickly and today the white world has stopped. I am away from home, I check the local weather report, I read with a frisson of excitement, the roads are treacherous, do not attempt to go out. It … Continue reading

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