I have enjoyed helping two individuals (on two separate occasions) make a quilt in a day. Now, let me be clear, I'm not talking about a double-bed size quilt. (They usually take me around sixty to eighty hours to make!) This involves putting together a small quilt which can later be used as a table-runner … Continue reading ‘A quilt in a day’ Christmas gift
When I was young, there was an enchanting children's programme on the television called 'Captain Pugwash'. This swash-buckling pirate's adventures first appeared as a black-and-white cartoon in Eagle magazine in 1950. I came across Pugwash much later as a black-and-white programme (colour television came later still, in 1970). Together with the inventive and clever cabin-boy … Continue reading Meeting Captain Pugwash again!