How long has it been? A week, two maybe? How that happens I have no idea but life took over and swamped my every waking moment with other things. Blog was left unattended.

However, it’s not as though I’ve been loafing aimlessly about the sofa, ohhhh no no: Christmas fever is gradually intensifying on the island…hall decorations, mulled wine get togethers, festive discos and for some reason drop ins and hang outs happen far more frequently when the nights are long.

But aaah…the short days are sweet perfection with frosted greens and sherbet skies.

kilcheran-loch
Kilcheran loch from Baligrundle hill. My studio lies in the trees behind the loch.
geese
In the sileage field the grey lag geese gossip endlessly.
The heron takes to the air with
and the heron takes to the air with a great heave of it's vast wings. I apologise for prompting such effort.

In the studio a seemingly endless queue of Christmas orders are sewn up and posted out to a sound scape of John Martyn, Bebel Gilberto and most importantly Wayne Dyer interpreting the Tao te Ching.

Here’s some of the work they encouraged today:

egg-cosies
Dierdre and Hamish egg cosies. Featured in NOTHS prompting a flurry of Christmas orders.
lavender-and-pin-cushion
Various pin cushions from my own web shop
and a chocolate butterfly scarf.
and a chocolate butterfly scarf.

Now with all that frost and and winter chill ( encountered big time during our fencing slog on Sunday) I have succumbed to a very blocked nose and aching sinuses so I had better shoo it away with some shut eye.

Night night…nice to be back!

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Posted by:mogwaii

Born: 13th March 1969 in Edinburgh Star sign: Pisces Where do I live? An beautiful island called Lismore Who with? I live with my gorgeous man - Yorick, and my beautiful boys Ruben (currently 14) and Tom (10) and we also have cat poppy, cat Bashy and cat Spyro. What do I do there? Water veggies in the polytunnel, loads of mopping up, picking up clothes, cooking and washing dishes. The rest of the time I'm in a blissfull state in my studio making things out of wool and designing the next must have (in my head!) and a lot of cycling to and fro My favourite Books: Right now...empowerment books like "The power of now" and "The Secret", but also John Fowles "The Magus" and "The kite runner" and I love the "Tao of Poo" My Favourite films: Babettes feast, Wings of desire and The colour of Pomegranites. My favourite music: Bach cello suites for designing, Dolly parton for making (especially her album Little Sparrow), Teddy Thompson and loads of other stuff! What did I do before moving to Lismore? * Went to school in Edinburgh (South Morningside primary then St. Mary's music school and then George Watson's) * Went to Brazil for a year, fell in love, learnt Portuguese and spun a lot of wool * Studied foundation in visual arts in Manchester poly and then went on to study BA Hons in textiles at Goldsmith's college * Made felt hats, sold them at Camden market and then eventualy Liberties and had Ruben in the midst of it all - moved to Pathhead * Tom came along and I stopped making hats. sung lots of Jazz, taught Brazilian and samba singing, recorded an album and started singing with La Boum * Tom went to school and I set up Mogwaii * Moved here in 2006 There you go!! xx Sarah (from left) Ruben, me and Tom (from left) Ruben, me and Tom

One thought on “Remember me?

  1. I’ve been posting out eggcosies to NOTHS customers as well! I wonder why the sudden rush to warm those eggs up. Perhaps it is the frosty weather. perhaps they are the ideal present for the egg eater who has everything
    J
    x

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