Monthly Archives: August 2010

Modern Echino baby quilt

Next month I am going to be teaching a beginners quilting class in Cyprus. Wherever the military are there’s nearly always an adult education centre, and pretty much anyone with experience of a subject can put in a pitch to teach a course in it… and get paid! The sign up day happens next Monday,…

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The week in photos

A little peak into my 365 folder, click on the photos to read the details on Flickr…  Clare Mansell I’ve been blogging for 11 years and making creative content for my entire working life. I work with brands on rewarding and original content creation, both on my channels and theirs and I’m a stock photographer…

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This week

Whilst I’ve been enjoying overcast skies and cooler temperatures in the UK this week, Jim is back in Cyprus where despite reaching the (alleged) mid-August cool off point, it has apparently still been stiflingly hot. Bella our beagle was spayed yesterday, and I don’t envy her being the one recovering for an operation in the…

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A step forward…

We are back in the UK again, amongst the greenery, the rain and the fading days of summer… The air is cool enough for trousers, breathing and thinking. It is a wonderful change. We’ve come back not just to escape the heat, but also so I could go ahead with a decision I made a…

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90% humidity

August has arrived and we are struggling. On Sunday temperatures in Cyprus reached record highs of 45.6c with 90% humidity. We’re trying every trick in the book to keep cool. The houses we live in are not built for the Mediterranean climate and manage to be hotter than the outside temperature in summer, and colder…

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