Before we go

  We are busy over here packing for our trip to Brazil tomorrow. Outside is Winter wonderland. It will be a huge contrast as we arrive at the height of Summer in the south hemisphere. I look forward to it and can’t wait to splash in the ocean and drink …

Weekend snapshots

        =========== *****============ Liliana já morrendo de amores pela sua boneca. Um teatro de bonecos antes do café da manhã. Construímos uma cabana de neve. Como estamos nos preparando para ir para o Brasil em poucos dias, limpamos e passamos óleo nas lâminas do patins de gelo.

progress on the doll making

I’m actually a bit further ahead on both dolls, and have started a third one! I only need to get them photographed. …

Marta’s 6th Birthday Party

We had a lovely party to celebrate Marta’s 6th Birthday (yes, it happened a few weeks ago but only now I managed …

Gnomey hat for a grown up

  Here is my latest knitted creation: a gnome hat for my dear friend Dawne, just like the ones I made for …

Adventures in doll making

  It has been a long time since I’ve been wanting to make a doll for my girls. Since before we moved …

Happy Valentines Day

  Those hearts were made by Marta and Liliana at school for Valentines. Aren’t they cute? Happy Valentine’s Day! =================== *****===================== Esses …

6!

This creative, ingenious, colourful and fun loving girl is now 6. How wonderful it is to see her grow into herself. Happy …