Cross Stitch, Karen's Korner

Bits And Pieces

So, yesterday (June 21st) was the shortest day here, and we are nearly halfway through the year. How did that happen! I have had a lot going on since we returned from our trip around the South Island. On my first day back at work I received a text from someone I had caught up… Continue reading Bits And Pieces

Karen's Korner

South Island Trip (the final leg)

It is always hard saying goodbye to your children and their families. All too soon it was time to start heading towards home. It was a little easier for me this time, though, as I knew I would be back down in six weeks. We headed north through Dunedin and stopped for a lovely leisurely… Continue reading South Island Trip (the final leg)

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

A Little Bit Of Progress

We have just had a long weekend here to celebrate Queen’s Birthday, and I had all sorts of plans for getting lots of things done. Even although Monday was a holiday, my husband was working all day. I was looking forward to getting stuck into some craft and posting catch up time, but two of… Continue reading A Little Bit Of Progress

Karen's Korner

South Island Trip (part two)

Gosh, it’s now over a month since we got back from our trip! No wonder I’m struggling a bit to remember what I need to write down. To be fair, there has been, and continues to be, quite a lot going on. The most important thing hanging over me at the moment is a job… Continue reading South Island Trip (part two)

Karen's Korner, Knitting

Bedtime Socks Revisited

My apologies for not having finished telling you about our South Island trip yet. Life has become a little complicated and I have had something important to deal with. I hope to be able to tell you about it soon. In the meantime I thought I would write this short post to update you on… Continue reading Bedtime Socks Revisited

Karen's Korner

South Island Trip (part one)

You may have noticed that I have been very quiet for the last three weeks. We were lucky enough to get away for a two week road trip around our lovely South Island. I can’t believe that it is actually a whole week since we got back! While we were away we often had limited… Continue reading South Island Trip (part one)

Karen's Korner

Kia Kaha Christchurch

You may have heard of the tragedy which has struck New Zealand. Two days ago, early in the afternoon of Friday March 15th, a gunman opened fire on Muslim worshipers who were praying in one of the central city mosques in Christchurch. He then drove to another mosque close by and shot more people who… Continue reading Kia Kaha Christchurch