Year: 2014

A Letter to Santa

Christmas seems to be so much more fun with children around. They’re coming home from school with cotton wool snowmen and cut out snowflakes. They’re practising their Christmas songs and learning lines for the nativity. Their latest favourite read is the Argos catalogue (why oh why did I pick one of those up?) and every …

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Draughtbusters

We’re hunkering down for the winter here in London… and it’s getting cold… so I thought I’d share this. In these times of saving energy, colossal heating bills and (still, despite what people are saying) austerity. Someone somewhere may find it useful…. Have you seen the gaps underneath our doors? I mean… seriously…. Look at …

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For Mums

It’s Mothers day again over here in the Uk. I can’t believe it’s come round again. How time flies.  Big bunches of flowers, lovely handmade cards from the little ones, having breakfast in bed or lunch down the pub – it’s all going on in this part of the world today. But let’s spare a …

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Hearts – not just for Lovers.

It’s nice to take time to appreciate those you love but, let’s be honest, Valentines day is not everyones cup of tea. Red Roses, Chocolate Hearts, or candle-lit dinners – been there, done that, have come out the other end – now totally indifferent…….  so I’m not going to go on about love… or romance.  Having said that, I do love …

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Gifts for the boys….Tidy Bag

There’s nothing nicer than a handmade gift. I love ’em. But Boys?….. simple handmade gifts for boys (and by that I mean men) – now, that’s a tricky one, especially with the men I know. They seem to be much more discerning, more fussy than any girl. They totally get the handmade thing but with …

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Ring in the New – 2014

It’s been….. a good…. 2013…. but 2014…. is going to…. get more… Interesting. Watch this space…. Wishing all you thredheads a Happy, Healthy, Lucky and Creative New Year.  XXX thredHED