Friday, 4 March 2011

Found Time

This is a recent photo of the bush outside our home after a severe frost. It may not look much here, but in reality it was a work of art.

I always knew 2011 was going to be busy, but not this busy! This year my husband and brother both celebrate their 50th Birthdays, our first child (she died at the age of two) would have been 21, Ellie will be 18 and hopefully off to university to study nursing in October, Francesca has been selected to run for England in The World Orienteering Championships in the Dolomites in Italy this May(so lots of training sessions to attend) and my parents in law celebrate their Diamond wedding anniversary. Finding time for work, choir and Brownies, plus being a mother would also have to be factored in so Choir has stopped for now, brownies , well my tawny owl has taken on more duties, and everything else will just have to fit in somehow. So time for being creative is limited. The picture above is the start of the knitted kangaroo, I saw it and loved it and just had to knit one. I am currently knitting two different pairs of socks and a shrug for my youngest. Pictures soon.


  1. Hi Claire, An expensive year for you too with all those celebrations. This year my sister was 50, her husband will be 60 and their daughter will be 18 all within a few weeks of each other. Don't know if that is good or bad timing.
    Love Shirley.

  2. Life sounds busy, but very good. Can't wait to see the knitting projects.

  3. Hi! Greetings from Finland! Your quilts are so fantastic! It's so nice to find other quilters all around the world!
    Yours, Ulla