Twenty years on

About 20 years ago my family went on holiday to Switzerland. The four of us (my mum, my dad, my sister and myself) had an amazing time walking in the hills, pretending to be Maria Von Trapp running from the Nazis and generally having a right old laugh. I always remember it as my favourite ever family holiday.

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I’m on the left. I blooming loved those shorts.

Anyway, one of my profile pictures on Facebook is from this holiday, with myself and my sister sitting on a log in front of a cracking view of Jungfrau (an impressive mountain near the Lauterbrunnen valley). To my surprise, and delight, a friend that lives in Bern surprised me yesterday with a modern day photo of that very spot:

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I can’t believe how little the view has changed in 20 years when so much has changed in my life. Excellent work Nature, really excellent work. And amazing work Dorian, a truly brilliant surprise.

Unauthorised absences

I’ve been away for a while with no excuse other than the sun’s been out and I’ve been having a lovely time. It’s much easier to just have fun, than to have fun and then go inside and write about it. But anyway, I’m back! To sum up the last month or so, there has been…

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A graduation and a home made bow tie

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Lovely walks in real Welsh sunshine

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Lots of Pimms and paddling pool action

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And even a day at the Royal Welsh. Horses and sheep and (absolutely massive) cows, oh my!

There has also been quite a lot of sewing going on that I am itching to share. Here’s a sneak preview, more to come!

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Victoria

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Hazel

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Purses

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Hazel II