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Friday, 9 June 2017

A Ramble around my mind.

I am hopeless at counting but this morning out of curiosity I clicked onto Bloglovin to discover that I have 168 followers there. There are another 219 on Blogger, plus quite a lot of lovely peeps who read, and comment, but do not "follow". 

I have a reasonable blog list and there are more that I read by clicking on comments on other blogs. Does that make sense it seems a bit convoluted?

Anyhow, I want to thank you all, readers and followers alike. It is good to know that I am not talking to thin air.

I do tend to run on at times, it is in my genes, all my family members like a good old mardle.

I also tend to go off piste, that's because I write as I speak. If something pops into my mind my fingers transfer it to the post. I do have a quick read back on preview in case there are glaring typos. 
My mind runs much faster than my fingers and sometimes I miss out the spaces altogether.

I don't chew over each comma or even word, life is too short. I am what I am and have no intention of  "putting a face on". 

If I cause offence it is completely accidental, I do have strong views and sometimes they bubble up and will not be stilled. A bit like bread with too much yeast.

Talking of bread I better go and check mine, it is having the first proof, I would hate to have it spoil. I make 2 large loaves at a time and when they are cold I slice them and freeze. That lasts us more than a week, unless we have a few "toasty" days. You know what I mean, toast and marmalade for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch and a lazy "something on toast" for dinner. We don't do that often but there are days.......usually wet weather days when I am immersed in sewing or knitting. 

I do tend to run on about crafting, gardening and food. Mmmm
Possibly because those are the cornerstones of my life.

Boring? Not at all. I am happy in my skin and love my life. Well not the days that are full of cleaning and Ironing, oh how I hate Ironing. I could not wear my clothes unless they were ironed though.
I press every seam when I am sewing and it bothers me not, it is essential for a good finish. I quite enjoy the process. Strange that.

On that note I am off to check the ironing basket, I am almost certain that there are just 4 garments in it. I have some sewing to do later and will sneak the garments in so it becomes a relatively painless task.

                          TTFN                                         Pam

28 comments:

  1. I love your blog lol, I love to see what you make, cook and do in the garden so keep on rambling away as it's a sad day for me when you don't post xx

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    1. I do miss it on the days when it slips under the radar.

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  2. I will do my best,there are weeks when I get so immersed in "stuff" that I skip a few days, but I miss the interaction.

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  3. I too disliked ironing until I got a steam generator iron last summer. I enjoy the pressing as part of the sewing process but the generator is so efficient and generates oodles of steam that I whizz through the normal ironing and get a facemist at the same time.

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    1. I have a super duper iron from the US with little feet that lower themselves when you stand the iron down. I first saw it on the Missouri Star tutorials.

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  4. I also love your blog wish I was as talented as you in the knitting and sewing I also miss you when you don't post

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  5. Lol! You sound perfectly normal to me!.......Apart from the fact that you have forty eight hours in a day, whereas the rest of us have the normal twenty four!

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    1. 48 hrs a day, I wish, if I had to go to work it would be a different matter.

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  6. I, too, enjoy your blog. I don't do all that much ironing (jeans for work), but I do iron tablecloths and some shirts and I actually enjoy it. Part of it is I love the scent of freshly ironed things. Weird, I know. Have a fabulous weekend.

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    1. Mmm I know what you mean, that blast of hot cotton and fresh air can be very uplifting.

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  7. Pam just remember this is your blog and you say what you want, we will still pop over and read your lovely words.

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    1. Will do, cross my heart. Oh remember the bra adverts?

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  8. I too love your blog Pam.

    Ironing is just the worst job ever although I don't mind it when I am sewing something-x-

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    1. I think that all crafters are much the same, pressing seams and bits of sewing is completely unrelated to ironing.

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  9. Hi Pam, I don't often comment, but always read your blog, I love it. Wish I had a talent for needlework, but it has never happened, yet, I love to see what you are making or creating. Your cooking makes me hungry, but I'm not a great cook either, so I can't re-create your wonderful dishes. You always have something interesting or entertaining to say, so please, just carry on as you are, I would so miss your blogs. Best wishes, Terry

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  10. Ironing is something I hold off on doing as long as possible.

    God bless.

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    1. A woman after y own heart. I must admit that if I can get the washing off the line and iron it right away it doesn't seem so tedious.

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  11. It's your blog, your life and you can say exactly what you want to and I love reading it!

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    1. Thank you Annabeth, you have such a pretty name.

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  12. Pam if we didn't enjoy reading your blog we wouldn't come back for more. In all honesty I look through my mail every morning for your post. I really enjoy them, they're never boring, I do wish I had half your energy lol. Keep them coming. X

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  13. Are you originally from Norfolk, because we really enjoy a good mardle hereabouts. Peace and Blessings

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    1. I was born in Buxton and lived there till I married. Some of my family are still there and in a tiny part of me it will always be home.

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  14. You know I love you and your blog Pam. You are my inspiration xx

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    1. OOh Er missus, my cheeks are burning, NOT those ones, the ones on my face.

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