Archives for January 2010

A sense of belonging

The other day, as I was sitting by the living room window, content just watching the world go by outside while I nursed my aching body back to health after slipping badly on some hidden ice, I was suddenly overcome by a calm but strong sense of belonging.   A country girl born and bred, I never thought I […]

A Stitch In Time: Irish Setters

In Ireland over Christmas, I was very pleased to come across this cross-stitch of Irish Setters* at my father-in-law’s house. I hadn’t seen it for a few years, and didn’t know what had happened to it.   If every picture picture tells a story, the same is true for cross-stitches. This was the first proper cross-stitch I […]