Still alive …

Haven’t been posting due to spending time with the Dragon (aka Mum) – she arrived bright and early on Thursday morning, and I ended up with both Fraze and Mum as visitors that night … Mum crashed out early on the sofa, while Fraze and I howled out loud watching Chris Rock’s HBO special on DVD, and having a few bevvies. Friday morning I woke up with a painful headache, mainly because Fraze and I woke up with the teeming rain at about 4.30am – and got up to chat for a while with Mum. At about 5.30am I hit the hay for another hour, then Fraze had to go to work while Mum and I spent the day out shopping at Queen Victoria markets until about 3pm … after a sushi ‘lunch’ I crashed out badly until 7pm, managed to stay awake for another 2 hours, then hit the hay yet again until 4am before work! So, all-in-all, no great stitching progress made …

The good news, though, is that I finally finished my gift piece … not quite how I intended it to look – I was whip-stitching the edges with beads, but the shade of the beads didn’t really suit it, so a-frogging I went … I ended up just leaving the whip-stitching plain, and got it finished and stuffed tonight. That means I can finally get it in the post tomorrow – yippee!!!

That now means that I can resume scheduled programming, aka my rotation … so the Dratteds are back on the floorstand, and ready for their 10 hours worth. I’m on 5am’s all week, so that’s a good one to get stitching done. It also means I should be able to get back to blogging again – can’t wait to see what everyone’s been up to πŸ™‚

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4 thoughts on “Still alive …

  1. It seems you had some busy days πŸ™‚ but hopefully a lot of fun as well. I’m glad you’re back to normality ’cause I really missed you blogging :-)))
    Can’t wait to see your gift piece.

  2. I’ve missed you the last few days, Anne, but life gets in the way of blogging sometimes πŸ™‚ Glad you had such lovely visits

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