i am feeling much better but am easing myself back into everyday life slowly
stephen calls it being lazy and yet another way to avoid housework
he has a point........
life here has been quiet over the last week, my darling laptop has been seen to but in my opinion (and i know my lappy) she is still unhappy - running a little slow, making some uncomfortable noises....
stephen is booking her in for another examination this evening - he has tried to persuade me to use the other, more vibrant, new, shiny laptop but i just cannot do it
i just cannot be unfaithful to the lappy that has been with me from the start of my business cupcakes
the lappy that has played solitaire in the quiet moments, directed me to Amazon time and time again, found the wonderful world of blogs, taken the abuse of all the cake crumbs that have been dropped on her...
i just will not give up on her!
whilst being laid up in my bed with the whippets i managed to catch up on some reading, hand sew the little madam in the pictures and not a lot else.
stephen on the other hand has gone to work, made me yummy things to eat, fixed my anglia, taking her in for new tyres, made headway with the house and still found time to locate a breeder of the sheep he so desperately wants.
busy chap - he puts me to shame.
.....all while i sat in a world of my own and made a dog from vintage fabric (not the spotty) and buttons - i really like her - she may be joined by a few more once i have tweaked my badly drawn and cut out pattern (hard to do with whippets by your side!)
i may even sell a few and give half the money to an animal rescue centre which i support and would love to do more for
they will be made from the huge selection of fabric that i seem to gather, all different, all with personalities of their own.
they will not be named as i think it is important that the new owner decides, they will just all sit under the group name....
in memory of my wonderful best friend who begged me time and time again not to own a Dachshund!!!
the trouble is, and i told Anne this on many occasions, apart from whippets these little dogs have stolen my heart and will one day have to be mine - not one but two - they are just whippets on tiny legs with slightly more attitude
and it does not help my need for these little dogs when i pop over to here and set eyes on Maggie xxxxxx
interesting and windswept
who could resist?
oh - i also made a pair of fingerless mittens - not nearly as interesting - but perfect for the windswept days ahead.
p.s - back soon with the result of the giveaway - i need to go back and gather all the suggestions - thank you for all who entered - and if you have not left a suggestion then get to it x
p.p.s - and thank you for all the get well messages for me and lappy - we both felt loved x
p.p.p.s - i know i am sooooo behind on catching up with emails and saying hello to all the lovely new folk that have visited my blog over the last week - i have not forgotten you - i will reply as soon as lappy is feeling a little better x
p.p.p.p.s (the last one i promise) just a quick sorry to any one who is waiting for a parcel from me - the postal strike has held them all captive - hope that they will be with you all soon x