Travel

The Iceland snowfields

We did a couple of excursions to the snowfields and they are truly spectacular. Archie took most of these photographs so I cannot take much credit at all. Firstly, the waterfalls: these were all taken in the south of Iceland, around Porsmork I do love a good waterfall How is this? We had to put on crampons […]

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Photography, Travel

Reykjavik

  The next stop in our travels was Reykjavik, Iceland. Reykjavik at Christmas is a magical place. There is snow and fairy lights abound and the above and below drone shots show the prettiness of the city in winter. Tom and Archie are those two little figures in the foreground, and they are standing on a […]

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Photography, Travel

New York City highlights: week 2

This is my second post on New York City, the first one is here. This post is going to be about: Museums More sights A scary bike ride Aerial views Evening entertainment Eateries Let’s start with the scary bike ride shall we? We decided to hire some Citi bikes. They are a bike sharing system […]

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shopping, Travel

Mood Fabrics – NYC

I decided to dedicate this post to Mood Fabrics. It certainly lives up to the hype. We started out in the home decorating section and I admit to being a bit overwrought about finally getting there! There were some gorgeous fabrics in Mood Home, but I left them all there… The fashion fabrics are located over […]

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Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Burda 7422 or wearable blanket

When I bought the fabric for Mark’s coat, I bought some of the same fabric, in black, for me (his is navy blue). I was very drawn to this Burda pattern when flicking through the books in Knitwit, and had a feeling that I already owned it, so imagine my delight when I discovered this was […]

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Travel

New York City highlights: Week 1

A shot of the Manhattan skyline to start the post off… We have packed an amazing amount of touristy things into our first week in New York, including but not limited to: Empire State building Highline Central Park Freedom Tower Chelsea Markets Union Square markets Statue of Liberty and of course, Mood Fabrics – twice! […]

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