Signing up to Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

Just adding my blog to Bloglovin since Google Reader is dying at the start of July.  There are instructions about how to import blogs from Google Reader to Bloglovin at

You can also use Feedly to read your favourite blogs.  Instructions on how to import your blog list from Google Reader are at

Both of these allow you to catch up using your mobile phone.  Because I read blogs from my PC, I use FeedDemon which you can download from

Links to my blog feed for any other reader you use are in the right-hand column.


What happened to this blogging lark then?

Um……..dunno is the answer.

I don’t know about you, but as I get older the time just seems to disappear.  There has been some sewing going on, quite a lot of knitting (surprisingly for me), but not a lot of mini-ing.

We’re just back from visiting my mother-in-law in rural Aberdeenshire where this:

Red squirrel on a peanut feeder

Meet Tufty the red squirrel

was the view from the kitchen window.  However; we had to extend our visit by a week so as a result I’m now frantically trying to catch up with research for a dissertation which is due in the middle of August.

There is some sewing going on which involves these:

Remnants of a man's shirt

Guess what this started as?

Seven yards of handmade bias binding

Handmade bias binding (don’t use the steam setting on your iron – you’ll scald your fingers!)

(did you know you can get seven yards of bias binding just from the sleeves of a man’s shirt?)