Sunday Sevens // 7 2015

Today marks the end of a very different half term from what I had in mind. A week ago I knew I was tired and needed a rest, but I didn’t realise just how run down I must have been. From Sunday until Thursday I had so little energy I basically didn’t go out. On one day, I didn’t even walk the dogs. At all. Unheard of. The consequences are that during this week I have done a lot of resting, some sewing and some thinking.

To find out how to join in with Sunday Sevens, hop on over to Nat’s blog at Threads and Bobbins. It’s a great way of documenting your week using images and a few words.

1. I tried to eat well to speed my recovery.

2. I managed to take the dogs on a walk where they were allowed off the leads. It was short but sunny and they loved it.

3. Pancake day! I celebrated a day late and consumed said pancakes as a second breakfast, but thoroughly enjoyed them. Lemon juice and sugar, obviously.

4. The upside of being confined to the house was spending lots of time with the dogs. Wilf realised it IS possible to sit on my knee whilst I sew.

5. I’m still desperately awaiting spring. I can tell it’s close, I’ve had washing on the line and felt some warmth in the February sunshine. Spring flowers are my favourites, though misplaced apostrophes are not…

6. I’m in the midst of preparing for a new, vintage adventure at school. As soon as I could get to town, I headed for charity shops in search of vintage items. The downside is bringing them home and washing them.

7. Two of my firmest friends this week; whisky and honey. In truth, I’m not sure how much they helped but I consumed plenty of both hoping to chase away any germs.


I’m now preparing for the new half term. There are a couple of projects in the pipeline that I’m looking forward to getting my teeth into, plus plenty to keep me busy in the classroom. Hopefully I’ll still have time for a little sewing on the side…


8 responses to “Sunday Sevens // 7 2015

  1. My plans didn’t really materialise this week either. I had such a long list of jobs to get through, but have mostly spent the week just relaxing and hanging out with my kids. Hope you’ve recovered enough for the new half term ahead. Ours is a short, but busy one with lots of exam preparation… Deep breath…

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  2. How did Wilf fit on your lap while you’re at the sewing machine???? Bad punctuation and grammar is my nemesis too. Sifting through dusty charity shop donations is still one of my favourite pastimes – that blue glass is vintage heaven! Hope you’re feeling better in time for school tomorrow:)

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    • He’s not as small as he thinks he is! Luckily it was something I didn’t need to focus on too much so could just reach around him. I loved that he wanted to be near though ❤️ I’m becoming obsessed with charity shops & hunting out vintage! That blue carafe & 5 small matching glasses were just £2! What a bargain!

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  3. Love how Wilfie looks on your knee! 😀 I am also jealous of your pancake making skills…. ours failed hugely! We/ I ended up eating a pancake scraps with maple syrup (not golden) and sugar!

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