Sunday, January 24, 2016

deadline - another one.........................

Dearest Mom and Dad
So, here's the thing, I have been working nonstop on the project for the Inspirations magazine - I stress so much about doing projects for them. To be honest, I am totally intimidated by the standard of work showcased in this magazine.

I had a Skype interview the other day with an editor of a quilt magazine in the States. We had a lovely chat about this and that. It was interesting to note that it was   a modern quilt magazine. She sees my crazy quilting as modern.

Anyway, I set myself up with a cup of tea and a "rawball" made by the lovely Sharon from one of my crazy classes.


Back to my sewing room to work on the project. This time I had real chocolate to sustain me.


My second book has been released by the publishers -but is only available on Monday.


Little Bonbon continues to delight us.


You will be pleased to know that I completed the embroidery for the Inspirations magazine - I can now breathe.


Bonbon - caught in the act.


Next on my agenda is blitzing my sewing room - toooooo much stuff around the place.


The sea has been rough and huge.


My gym ....................... help me help me!


There are pretty things to look at when I stop to breathe.........


................... which isn't as much as it used to be.


I must confess that I am getting quite quick at zooming up and down.


...................lets hope it helps the old cholesterol.


Gareth grew a gemsquash!!!!


And Gus is enjoying the mat a gave them.

 
All my love
Jenny
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Sunday, January 10, 2016

our house is now awfully quiet...........................

Dearest Mom and Dad
After a lovely holiday together ................................... the house is awfully quiet..........

Fun days spent on the beach..............


Gareth and Chloe's gift to me........................


Oh my gosh - delicious meals....................


Laughter on the patio..............


Gareth and Chloe cooked pork hocks - not for me - even when I was eating meat!


Vegetarian option...............


Most of our holiday was spent in the kitchen.............


Busy, busy, busy.............we all were very happy when Button joined us - typical chef, she cleans as she cooks - bliss!


Gareth and Chloe...........


and Gus - their little family.


He LOVED the beach...............


A selfie...................


Gareth and Button....


The weather was glorious...............


...most of the time.

 
 
I so wish that you could have been here with us.
 
All my love
Jenny
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Saturday, January 2, 2016

A few more photos..............

Dearest Mom and Dad
As you know, most of our holiday revolves around food. Wraps were on the lunch menu.................


Ice-cream in Mooloolaba.............


Bonbon and Button


Swims at the beach.................


Button and Vaughn...............


Chloe and Gareth........


The surf..............


A pile of rocks.............balance


Bon and Button - Namaste !


Gus making himself at home!!!'


Vegetarian bobotie - DELISH!!!!!


South African food........


Melktert.


Gus!
All my love Jenny
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