Travel

Colombo in a nutshell

This is the final post from my India and Sri Lanka holiday – you’ll be pleased to know! I spent most of my time trailing round (or having a massage, or lolling round the pool: truly it was tough) whilst Mark worked , but I did squeeze in a bit of shopping. Sri Lanka has quite […]

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Travel

A trip to Galle, Sri Lanka

I was quite lucky because Mark had some business in Galle, Sri Lanka, so I got to accompany him. There is a new highway between Colombo and Galle which is supposed to reduce the travel time to an hour each way, but in reality it was more than 2.5 hours each way. Well worth the […]

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handsewing, Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

Alabama Chanin on holiday

I have had a bit of a yearning to make the Alabama Chanin bucket hat, and when Gloria from Aube Nouvelle lent me her stencils and sold me some lovely AC organic cotton, I was set! I made the hat on the plane going to India and had to cut out the upper layer with […]

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cooking, Mark, Sewing, Stashbusting, Travel

New trousers in a hurry

Mark just visited Sri Lanka and a couple of days before he left he asked if I could make him some light, summery trousers for the non-work component of the trip. Enter deep stash! We ventured into uncharted territory and I had to ‘fess up that I had a large trunk of “secret” fabric,  and in […]

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