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New year arrrrggggghhhhhhh

A academic year begins for both my two children and for me. This is my second year and final year of my Fashion and Clothing course after which I will hopefully enter the land of employed in whatever capacity I … Continue reading

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Beautiful English View

As we end towards the end of Summer and anticipate the onset of Autumn, how wonderful it is to enjoy the British countryside. This was taken 10 minutes down the road from where i live at a place called Sharpenhoe … Continue reading

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If found, please return to sender

A few months ago (because that is how regularly I write this blog), I wrote about how I had cracked the daily practice thing. The thing about thinking you have cracked something, is that you think that will be it. … Continue reading

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Good Intentions etc etc

I’m just back from a great holiday in Canada where we stayed with family. Pre-holiday I spent my time researching yoga studios, ensuring my sister in law had a yoga mat ready for me to practice daily and trips to … Continue reading

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So when did Avocado become the enemy

As someone who has struggled with their weight since university where weight gain was caused by my ability to consume pints of Guinness in Olympic quantities and believing that the walk to the pub constituted enough exercise, I can fully … Continue reading

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In the morning? when its dark? Are you mad?

To answer the above questions – yes, ¬†actually at the moment it isn’t dark well not that dark and possibly yes. ¬†If you look at an ashtanga practice from an outsider’s point of view, it can seem a bit barmy. … Continue reading

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These toes are not for rolling

The vinyasa sequence throughout primary and of course the salutations is a major characteristic of Ashtanga yoga. Until recently it had always seemed like this magical thing that only proper yogis could do (i.e. not me). I have spent hours … Continue reading

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Yogic Bliss?

So what is this feeling you get after an amazing yoga practice and why does it happen? This morning I had to force myself into my car to go to yoga as my mind was telling me not to go. … Continue reading

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Thursday Tutorial – Flat Felled Seam

So here begins my Thursday sewing tutorials. Each week (on a Thursday suprisingly) I will try and explain a technique that you may have seen written in a pattern / book, on Great British Sewing Bee, or you have seen … Continue reading

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Procrastination is my favourite hobby

Blimey it is so long since I have written a blog post it has taken me about 30 minutes to remember the password. After that I yet again had to convince the computer that I am a sentient being and … Continue reading

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