Author Archives: littlewhitecottage

This morning’s play…
Home schooling
February 5, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

This morning’s play…

I was woken by Little Miss F this morning as she potters down the stairs to our room and stands in the doorway. This is a little Damon-esque from The…

For T, because I love you…
Family
February 3, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

For T, because I love you…

Yesterday I was sat in the kitchen typing away on my laptop when I heard the telly say the line, ‘…if you have ever lost someone close to you who…

Being clever…
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February 2, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

Being clever…

I love how sometimes the most awesomely huge conversations can come out of nowhere. The time we followed Granddad’s coffin on its journey to the crematorium and H said ‘Well,…

Bias binding: What is it, how do I use it..?
Tutorials
February 1, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

Bias binding: What is it, how do I use it..?

Bias binding is one of those wonderfully useful and versatile things used a lot in sewing. It’s something that my pupils often worry about using as it can be a…

I’ve not been well…
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January 31, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

I’ve not been well…

Last night was the first night in a week where I’d gone to bed and actually slept the whole night through. Where I didn’t take up every hour or so…

Another book of life closes…
Family
January 25, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

Another book of life closes…

Last year my estranged mother died. She died in the house of a man she’d known for 2 years in a country we were surprised to find her in. She…

I am me…
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January 23, 2017 posted by littlewhitecottage

I am me…

‘I’m just a mum. I don’t follow a plan, I do my best, I parent from the heart. I don’t look down on others (I know they are probably doing…