Hello March

Taken from ‘Mouth & Footpainting’ artists calendar.

Goodbye snow
Only done a little of knitting but will keep it up.
Chose a different knitting pattern, not yet started on sweater but fingers crossed.
Sewed elastic to make a new waistband in Harris tweed skirt bought in charity shop last year.
Discovered a recipe for porridge bread using 500 ml tub of yoghurt, fill yoghurt tubs twice with porridge, add sodium bicarbonate 1 tsp& 1 cup mixed seeds with walnuts if preferred. Bake in 2lb greased & greaseproof papered loaf tin for 50 ish mins, turn over for last 10 mins to complete baking. Take out of tin, remove paper & wrap in clean tea towel.Recipe says draw line down middle but I make a cross as my late irish aunt did when making bread.
Nails grown Abit since here. Using 24 hour hand cream. Bought this nail polish in £ shop & kept on for a few days. Would have lasted longer if I had left it on. The silver ring on my little finger is an Irish claddagh ring bought on e bay. On arrival by post had a Chinese postage stamp. I lost my gold one in the shower st the gym in days when gym was a regular practice. The gold one was part of a leaving present when I left my Health Visiting job in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland to return home to England.
Sorry, don’t know who the author of this quote is.

4 thoughts on “Hello March

  1. Love your rings..and your bread looks yummy. I used to bake a lot. Since Jims death I haven’t bothered, though watching The Great British Bake Off has me wanting to start again 😊

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    1. Thank you Linda. Just freeing myself up (lingering bug helped) from draining people commitments has enabled me to explore my creative side 🙂

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      1. Sometimes we have to spend time in solitude, looking inward and ‘just being’ in order to rejuvenate ourselves.

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  2. Yes Linda, at times easier than others as all this is relatively new to me. I used to work as a Health Visitor with a caseload of around 200 families with children under 5 years. I really loved the job but of course it was a job where you gave alot of yourself and suseptible to burn out. Before Christmas I had early warning signs of stress with palpitations as a result really of accruing an unofficial caseload. I saw the doc and he advised me to treat myself as my caseload and I followed his orders but it has been a huge learning curve as was setting out with a Health Visitor caseload.

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