Late Developers

Our lives have changed so much this year, firstly Phil decided in June to give his notice in as a bus driver and take “a humungous step” and go to university in his 50s. He is studying counselling and wants to have fulfilment in his job. He has supported the family to achieve their dreams… Read More Late Developers


Reasons we need friends

Our social community is extremely important, as I sit in the restaurant in Debenhams, I watch a group of ladies meet up and discuss a whole range of issues within their family, their friends and even what they’ve been watching on TV, ‘don’t tell me….I have 4 episodes to watch yet’. Sometimes we bicker with… Read More Reasons we need friends


Sewing Projects

This year I’ve been sorting out my sewing stash and downloading free patterns to practice my skills. I began this year developing my zip skills, putting zips into makeup bags and purses ? ? ? I then moved onto bags and infinity scarves, can you see the secret pockets in the scarves I made? They… Read More Sewing Projects



Who do you think you are? There are 8 billion records to help you find out who you are and where you come from. Since the BBC programme began in 2004 with the famous Bill Oddy. Who Do You Think You Are? is a documentary series that helps celebrities to trace their family tree. The… Read More Genealogy


I’m back!

Sometimes we need a little break, hibernation is good for the soul. We get inspiration and motivation from all sorts of unusual places. I’ve been busy planning blog posts but never actually got time to write any. Apart from being on a cruise, I’ve been busy with family, work and trips to London, Newcastle and… Read More I’m back!

AB Crafts, Wellbeing

Crochet projects

More to follow, make sure you subscribe to get all the updates….. This blog uses affiliate links. Affiliate links means that sometimes if you click on an advert on to a website and register or purchase something, I get a small commission from that sale that helps to pay the fees for this site at… Read More Crochet projects