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Train Stations and Madeleines

When I use to work in Waterloo, the Euro Star was still located at Waterloo station. There were so many people with their little suitcases or over night bags travelling to Paris everyday and I use to be so tempted … Continue reading

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Pattern Drafting

I went on a dress making beginner’s class, where I was taught how to take my measurements, draft a simple pencil skirt pattern and then sew a muslin/sample.  The class took place at Bermondsey Biscuit Factory, which is secretly hidden … Continue reading

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Easter Egg Hunt

We had our first Easter Egg Hunt at our small flat on Easter Sunday.  It was more of an Easter Treasure Hunt, where I hid some chocolates eggs, rabbit shaped marshmallows, chocolate bunnies and other goodies around our flat with … Continue reading

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Ideal Home 2012

Last week we went to our annual trip to the Ideal Home Show at Earls Court.  This is one of my favorite shows (as well as the Knitting and Stitching Show) and I was looking forward seeing the Arts and Crafts Home … Continue reading

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Big and Small Knitting

I have been knitting Ysolda’s Coraline on and off for the past few months now.  The plan was to start knitting it last summer and complete it before the winter, but now I have to wait till next Autumn/Winter to … Continue reading

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Clapham’s Sewing Cafe and Bakery

I have read lots of good reviews about a new craft cafe, Sew Over It, in Clapham recently, but most of the articles I have seen didn’t show any photos of the inside. So I decided to have a look and perhaps have a slice … Continue reading

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Snow in Greenwich

If you have been reading my blog for the past few years then you may have realised that I spend a lot of my free time in Greenwich.  It is one of my favourite places in London.  It’s where I … Continue reading

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