Dear June: A cold Dragon!

Dear June,

Hello! I hope this mail finds you in good health. I was super glad to hear that everything is going well with you.

This week I have been busy getting some admin work done (yawn!) but also working on a companion for this little guy….Crochet Dragon

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Happy Friday!

Friday message: go for it! πŸ™‚

Baby it’s cold outside!

That song has been stuck in my head for the past two days, thankfully I like it! Hello!!! Happy Friday to you! How was your week? This week was a somewhat productive one for me….yay! The weather is turning cold here now, so I was glad to be working on something that will be functional and appropriate….may I present to you Continue reading

Moving on!

Hey there, Happy Friday πŸ™‚ Hope you had a good week πŸ™‚

This week I have been working on my previously mentioned design for my first ever shawl / poncho / wrap design. You can read all about it here. I’ll wait for you to read itΒ  …. Are you back? Super πŸ™‚ So where was I? Ah yes, good news!!! Continue reading

Being Open!

Hello! Happy Friday to you πŸ™‚ This week I have been working on an idea that I had last weekend; my very first shawl / poncho / wrap design! (I haven’t finalised the details yet) My initial design has lead me to learning and pretty much falling in love with a new area of crochet….Open Work! Maybe it’s because of my construction background, but I love the grid format of open work. Throw in a design and I love it even more! Continue reading

30th September

Hurrah!!! It’s the last day of the month and thanks to my #SmileforSeptember experiment it doesn’t feel like it was only yesterday since it was the first day! Read my musings on the experience here πŸ™‚ So for now all that’s left to say is

30th September

14th September

Sunday the 14th of September; what a strangely amazing day πŸ™‚ Many things were brought to light for me today, and everything became just that little bit clearer! Clarity always makes me smile πŸ™‚

14th September

Summer sun, fun and Roses :)


Greetings πŸ™‚ How is everyone doing today? Well I hope. It’s summer time here in Árann and that means long summer days and warm summer nights spent ambling about the woods. You may not know this about me, but I am a keen gardener and the beautiful summer roses in my garden at this time of year bring me endless amounts of joy.

On Saturday last, the 21st of June, it was one of my favorite days of the year; the Summer Solstice. It was marked here in Árann Wood by Continue reading