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A Rose By Any Other Name…

I love the array of colours in a well-kept flower garden.  The rich pinks, reds, yellows blues and purples… the stark whites… The problem for me is that if I get too close, my head starts to get very fuzzy

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Hold Music…

  Aaaaaand… we’re past the 10 minute mark… do be do be doooby doooby elevator noise.  Not even music.  Some awful, out of tune computer generated spanish guitar junk… We all hate it, right? NOPE!  Not me.  Not today.  Cos

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International Happiness Day 2014

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Yesterday was a bad day.  “Like in the song” as Mumble so eloquently says.  A lot of things to deal with.  Exhausting for everyone at Mumble Manor.  We were in much need of happies. And so it dawned this morning,

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Proud Mummy

I am SOOOOOOOOO ridiculously proud of BOTH of my amazing children the last couple of days. Moreso than usual. Even I had underestimated just how f***ing EPIC they really are. My heart is fit to burst with the love and

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Illustrations Merchandise

Mumbles Mummy is ridiculously proud and pleased to announce that you can now own my Original Artwork as prints, greeting cards, and even teeshirts and hoodies! How cool is that?!?! The first design is my beautiful Chinese Water Dragon, and

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Here Be Dragons

I’ve always loved dragons.  The concept of them.  How the fact that they’re largely mystical leaves it totally up to your imagination as to what they look like. In late 2012, I began developing a dragon hat, in response to

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Giraffes Can’t Dance.

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Mumble is currently of the opinion that when she grows up she might quite like to be a giraffe.  Which I think is a fabulous idea.  Much better than being an astronaut or merchant banker, I suppose. We’ve even been

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A Monster of Awesome Proportions

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According to Wikipedia: Cthulhu is a cosmic entity that first appeared in the short story “The Call of Cthulhu”, published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1928. The character was created by writer H. P. Lovecraft. A while back I was approached by a wonderful friend, asking for help locating

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*giggles* Famous, Me. ;)

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What a Spoony Sees… The Reality of Invisible Illness.

Pain, pain GO AWAY, Come again some other day. I don’t want to sit here bitchin’, I need to crack on with my stitchin’. I’ve got a pile of WIPs to do, How can I, when I’m feelin’ poo? My

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Today’s Three Positive Things

1 – I survived it. LOL. It’s been a long day.  But overall a good one. 2 – Mumble made me the COOLEST drawing at school It now resides in pride of place on my wall.  *proud* 3 – Mumble

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His Very Epic Sirness PuddlePup II

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This is Sir Winston.  He’s a beautiful Bassett Hound.  He’s the colour of Thornton’s Special Toffee and probably twice as popular.   He is not just a dog.       He’s not even just a royal dog.     He’s

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Be Mehhhh Valentine!

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A special Valentine Mehhhh exists for all of those soppy peeps out there who celebrate….     Considering that here in the UK the weather is usually freezing no matter what time of the year, it pays to be wonderfully warm

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Today’s Inspiration…

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Eeny, Teeny, Tiny, Weeeeeeeeny buttons….                   ….I wonder what I could be up to next

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Busy Busy

I’ve been THAT busy admiring the cr*ptastic weather that I totally forgot to tell you all about the projects I have on my hook at the moment! I’ll deal with them individually so that you can follow those you like!

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A Moment of Calm

This is a poem I wrote back in May of 2010… for my beautiful, comical larger-than-life daughter “Mumble”, who lights up my life and my day, and whose awesome temper tantrums I love almost as much as her cuddles. She

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My name's Beth. This is my world of woolly nonsense. I am a mum of two, and work from home, making beautiful handmade crocheted and jewellery gifts for yourself or your loved ones. Many OOAK (One of a Kind) pieces are offered, in addition to a range of patterns. Bespoke items can be made or request, custom orders welcomed. Read more

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