Fairy dust and tea...

A shoemakers diary of daily work and play. There's quite a bit of both and the veil between the two is gossamer thin. I have always loved to write, so do excuse the lengthy ramblings my dears. The full diary, stretching all the way back to 2008 can be viewed at faerystepsblog.com


Childhood Summer revisited...

Childhood Summer revisited...

Straight back to age 6 when the great drought of 1976 happened... The grass is tinder dry and we are rather feared of fire. Fires in various parts of the country already :( so we are being extra vigilant. Late evening trip down to the river to swim. Well... they did, I didnt... Im a terrible wuss about water ;)  Youngest had little fish nibbling her toes which was tickly. How lovely :) Winky and Jack are keeping busy, catching sunshine, ticks and fleas. I shaved Winky at the start of the Summer and my goodness, just as well I...

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Latest hatching

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Clemmie and Co

Clemmie and Co

Gosh I had some fun making the last batch of bags :) Its been a long time.

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ON BEING SQUAT AND THE QUEEN DOES A SPOT OF FLOSSING...

ON BEING SQUAT AND THE QUEEN DOES A SPOT OF FLOSSING...

My goodness, who knew leaving the house for 3 hours could be such an adventure. An adventure that included; indecision, fear, shock, joy, disbelief, disgust, then more shock... and they wonder why I like staying home ;)We rarely go out for meals. Years of scrimping to buy home etc have instilled almost miser like tendencies in me. Except for giving to charity or family, I like doing that :) (and buying seasalt dresses...). But, I am trying to loosen the purse strings. So, with this in mind we decided to throw caution to the wind yesterday evening, and six o'clock...

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