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A Gift of Books
Books are such wonderful gifts and I was the recipient of not one but two books from friends.    A Book of Simple Living by Ruskin Bond was sent by a dear friend. She sees my life mirrored in the stories in this book and I must say she's right. You can open...

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1 year of Stitches at the end of February
After the 17th of February I didn't find time to do any stitching, not until the 25th.  25th February 2017. A Woven Wheel. 26th February 2017. Love the circular puffy structure of the Woven Wheel and I couldn't stop at one so I went ahead and made a few mor...

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The Kochi Muziris Biennale
 The work of Eva Schlegel caught my eye at Aspinwall House.  A long corridor with windows which would normally let you see ferries plying in the sea between Fort Kochi and Ernakulam now had these laser cut words cut into sheets of translucent paper and stuc...

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A tumultous month
We're past the middle of February and I'm wondering where the days have gone.  February began with a wedding in my husband's family. So not many days were spent doing embroidery. I picked up the needle only on the    I picked up the needle only on the 8th o...

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Week four in a year of stitches
Between the 18th and 24th of January I had to rush to take care of my mum who had a fall which left her with four cracked ribs. Mum and Dad are in their eighties and quite fragile. It's awful to have to see them in pain. Mum is improving each day. Her posit...

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Week 2 of a Year of Stitches
 9th January. A second black work dragonfly. One is not enough. 10th January. A buttonhole wheel flower.  11th January.I decided to make a small cluster.  12th January. 13th January.  14th January. Needed something,so I decided to add a circle of french kno...

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1 Year of Stitches
The post this year and I'm excited about participating in the challenge - 1 Year of  Stitches. In one line the challenge is about filling a 12" hoop with embroidery, a stitch, a line or a motif everyday.  1st January. I started off with a red bullion stitch...

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Faith, Hope and Love
FAITH makes all things possible. HOPE makes all things work. LOVE makes everything beautiful. May you have an abundance of all three and more everyday in 2017. I made these little origami boxes and put chocolates in them for guests staying at Welaro. Put it...

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2016 - Week 53 - December 26 - January 1, 2017
Last week of the year. Friends came to stay and introduced us to the board game Catan ,made us a rum based Gorkha Punch and gave us a pamphlet to help us identify birds in our environment.   Marinated chicken, paneer and vegetables for a barbeque on 31st ni...

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2016 - Week52 - December 19 - December 25
Merry Christmas.A traditional Christmas tree in our house hung with ornaments which have so many memories associated with each of the ornaments.  Warming ones feet at the bonfire. Nights are chilly and perfect for a bonfire and a barbeque.
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