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Pimp my van

One of the ongoing projects over the summer has been to ‘pimp’ our old faithful caravan. Although it’s a few years old, the van is in pretty good condition, however the interior was a little dated. Very beige. Very, very, … Continue reading

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182/365 Today I…am inspired by Kirstie

Today I…have been inspired by the fabulous Kirstie Allsopp. I have been watching her programme on TV tonight- Fill your house for FREE on Channel 4. There are some amazing ideas if you are able to look at things in a different … Continue reading

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91/365 Today I…made a gallery

Today I…made a gallery of photos of Bob and his friend George. Bob and George are modelling some of their new outfits. A matching hoodie and ‘trakkie bottoms’ made by yours truly, a black knitted hoodie made by my sister ( … Continue reading

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80/365 Today I…have an Operation Bob update

Today I… can report back on Bob’s pyjamas. Regular readers will be familiar with Bob- the action man figure that my grandson Oliver keeps at my house to play with when he visits. Oliver asked me to make Bob some PJs … Continue reading

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58/365 Today I…am reporting on Operation Bob

Today I… thought that regular readers might be wondering  “what’s happened to Bob?”   I am delighted to report that Bob is now the proud owner of a rather splendid blue, hand knitted, ‘car coat’ (even the name gives you … Continue reading

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35/365 Today I…made progress on Operation Bob

Today I… found some materials for what has become this week’s project: Operation Bob. I visited the charity shop in the village and found a very good quality child’s padded coat for £2.00. It is a nice green colour and … Continue reading

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34/365 Today I…worked on Operation Bob

Today I…have an update to my post 32/365 You remember Bob. I have been asked to make Bob some pyjamas, a sleeping bag and a hoodie.  Good news! I have trawled the ‘net and found some patterns for Ken dolls that … Continue reading

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32/365 Today I…began Operation Bob

Today I…am going to introduce two very important guys. This is Oliver. Cute huh? This is Oliver’s friend Bob. Oliver has asked me to make Bob some pyjamas, a sleeping bag and a hoodie. That’s what Nannys do, right? Watch … Continue reading

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