Monthly Archives: June 2010

Summer snowball quilt

Of all the times and places to complete my first snowball quilt, I pick Cyprus at the end of June… Oh the irony! This is my seventh completed quilt this year, a baby quilt for a friend, I love making quilts this size, despite the fact I procrastinated a little in the heat, it was…

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Red hot

Over the last few days temperatures in Cyprus have been 5c higher than average for this time of year. Good news if you are a sun-starved Brit on holiday, but less fun if you have to live and work without air-conditioning in temperatures of 38c. We’ve seen some pretty interesting weather in our travels over…

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Loukoumades

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you’s be forgiven for thinking I’m a little food obsessed, and I confess I am! I love trying new dishes… Today we had a special lunch at work, and George our Cypriot engineer cooked up some Loukoumades – sweet deep-fried balls of dough. I was tasked…

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Sunshine and food

Fresh octopus carpacio for lunch in Limassol. I think nothing beats fresh seafood, but the husband is not a fan, he preferred his burger. (You can take the man out of Alberta…) An afternoon in our small patio pool escaping the heat and reading my new book, it’s a good one too. Bella cooling off….

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Work in progress

Another of our friends is due to have a baby in a few weeks, so it’s time to get cracking on another quilt. Although I’m personally not much of a fan of this much pink together, the expectant mum cannot get enough of the colour, so I’ve been raiding my stash for all things pink….

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