Tag Archives: frustrations


From today I’m under doctor’s orders to rest a frozen shoulder. Capsulitis, he called it.  I like the sound of that – a cosy little capsule, like a cocoon, floating through space.  ‘No more sewing’, he added.  Of course, I … Continue reading

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… making order out of the chaos that has been my workroom over the last couple of weeks.  Our house is still up for sale, but with house prices still falling and economic confidence in this area at a very … Continue reading

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Sorting blue fabrics: I’ll be back on Wednesday.

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‘Waiting’ is now complete.  After seeing the previous photos of it, I added some definition to areas that seemed to be blending into the background: Stitch fills the space in the same way that waiting fills time.  I keep saying … Continue reading

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Yesterday, Julochka wrote a very thought-provoking post about transition.  It made me realise that ‘waiting’ is an active verb: it is an activity in itself, not the absence of activity before beginning something new.  We are ‘waiting’ for our house to … Continue reading

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On reflection, I thought better of the trees piece and have unpicked it.  My original intention when I began my blog was to create something that could serve as my witness.  Its function will be to witness disappointment as well as delight.  Today … Continue reading

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People say there are good days and bad days, but I’m not sure that’s true. There are just days. Some days we do good things; some days we don’t. Today was a day when I couldn’t get much right in … Continue reading

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