Bloomsbury, elephants and ice cream

Choice is a good thing, they say, and I agree. But then, they also say it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and I think there are times when there might be something in this. Unless we’re talking about love, compassion, understanding… little things like that. Or ice cream. You can NEVER have too much ice cream, even in January, outside, when it’s raining. And who the heck are ‘they’, anyway? Continue reading


Planning an itty bitty piece of patchwork

Nowhere, it seems, is there, on this planet of ours, a bedspread that is both big enough to cover with ease our European-style super king size bed AND sufficiently pleasing in the aesthetics department to meet my exacting visual requirements. OK, so I haven’t look exhaustively. But looked I have and nothing have I found. Nothing that meets both these pretty basic criteria, anyway. So what to do? Continue reading