Fabric Paper Thread

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Blog Tags:sewing, crafting, handmade, beauty, creativity, faith
Country:Canada

Creativity in living. Looking at my world from different perspectives. Sewing, gardening, cooking, crafting.



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Our tour director asked me which city I preferred, Barcelona or Madrid. They are both beautiful, with much to offer in the way of culture, architecture, history, etc. Barcelona is vibrant and has a more casual and touristy feel. Madrid is also vibran...

I had a mid-week birthday last week.  It was a lovely day, with cards, best wishes, and phone calls. Tim and I celebrated on Saturday by going out for breakfast together followed by a wander around Butchart Gardens. I had expressed a wish for an...

October Thoughts

on Oct 27, 2019

Wild cyclamen blooming in the woods where I walkLike Anne of Green Gables "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." It's my favourite month of the year, full of Nature's richness, Canadian Thanksgiving, and my birthday. I confess...

Antoni Gaudi was a Catalan architect who concentrated his work in Barcelona. The church of the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) represents the pinnacle of his achievement, and it is not yet finished, almost 100 years since his death. He was a man of dee...

Barcelona in the Sunshine

on Oct 17, 2019 in: travel

The rain is pouring down here this morning, echoing in the chimney, pattering on the skylight, and dulling the already muted garden. Sunny Spain seems eons ago.  I've spent the past two days doing very little and feel great! Later this morning I...

Home Thoughts

on Oct 15, 2019

Outside my window a fine drizzle is dulling the view and making me very sleepy. After more than 24 hours in transit, I arrived home last night, not too late. I spent 8 days traveling with a group of my students - in Spain. It was a wonderful trip and...

September Ends

on Sep 29, 2019 in: walking

The last weekend of September can be melancholy. Summer is officially over and autumn is well and truly here. This year, September is ending with lots of sunshine.My dahlias were slow to bloom this year, and it seems that they are just reaching their...