Here and Now – May

Once again I’m joining in the Here and Now with Sarah from Say Little Hen.  It’s a wonderful catch up every month and a great way to discover other blogs.  Pop on over and have a look.  You won’t be disappointed! Continue reading


The Weekend That Was!

I know it’s almost the weekend again, but last weekend was such an enjoyable and relaxing one.  I just have to share!

Hubby took Friday off and as I don’t work Fridays, we thought it would be a great chance to head up to our property at Cootharaba.  We hadn’t been up there since sometime before we went on our NSW Beach Tour.  This is what we drove into!

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A Crochet Update

It’s been a while since I made an update on this little blanket I’ve been working on.


I managed to get quite a bit done on it while we were away on our beach tour, not as much as I had hoped though.  I was really hoping to have had it completed by our return, but we were having so much fun on that holiday, there just wasn’t enough time!

With the Commonwealth Games being televised and me still being on holidays, I’m confident the next update in the next week or so, will be a lovely finish!

I already have other projects going through my mind!  My hands certainly won’t be idle for long!





A Beach Tour

It’s been a while since my last post, I know!  Life just got in the way and then hubby and I went on a little holiday!  We had three wonderful weeks, just the two of us, travelling down the coast of New South Wales.

We had been hoping to have no plan and just wing it as we went.  After looking into some of the camps right on beaches we realised we actually had to book these camp sites.  We always prefer to camp in National Parks instead of Caravan Parks.  We found quite a few on the beach up and down the coast of New South Wales.

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Crochet Update

Not too much to report on the crochet front this week.  The weather up until yesterday had  still been quite hot and humid.  Not the best weather for crochet.  Today the rain has been falling with more forecast over the weekend.  Bliss!


My garden enjoying the lovely rain!

I did manage to get a few rows done over the last week and hopefully I’ll get a chance to add to it over the cooler weekend.  I sat in front of the Winter Olympics and worked a few rows.  I was actually trying to absorb some of the cold snowy weather to cool myself down.  Unfortunately that didn’t work.


Looking like a clam shell!  Poor rainy day dark light photo!

Not too much longer now until Autumn arrives.  Hopefully the weather will start to cool down too!




Crochet WIP

Have I ever been enjoying working on this new blanket of mine.  There’s nothing like the rhythmic row after row of crocheting.  It is the perfect project for watching a little telly at night or squeezing in a few spare moments in the morning before work.

Here it is…


I’m hoping to make this a quick project so I can over to my little friend.  I know she will love it!