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A wet but really successful anti idling event. The rain really brings out the drivers.

Some sewing and yoga followed by a curry.

Simon asking me if I’m wet. 😂

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Making two pairs of dungarees. I’m literally wearing clothes that didn’t exist this morning.

Immediately wearing them out and feeling like the absolute shit.

Daydreaming.

A happy turnip

Taking the packing peanuts to the school next door

Buying heaps of fabric. Again.

Third date. A boring talk, lots of kissing and a sleepover.

Deciding to say something and it actually turning out well. I feel closer to him again.

Almost finished the curtains!

Housemates (nearly) altogether, watching Queer Eye. Such an adorbs old man.

Wearing my new dungarees to work. I love wearing them!

First lying on my back lunch in the park of the year.

Chatting crap dating profiles with my old friends.

Organic fairtrade bananas without the plastic bag! Dilemma over.

I finished my dungarees!

Two half pints in the pub with Jonny after swerving on the busy new bar opening.

A free bunch of asparagus. So of course I immediately ate an entire bunch.

Starting my dungarees

Evening with my old mates. Didn’t leave feeling sad or embarrassed and regretting anything. I’m in a much happier place.

Cooking and baking. I made vegan pâté.

Made a big fabric box for my winter stuff. Quick sewing.

Dinner with Jonny. Plus cakes and Bake Off The Professionals. I gasped too much.

A day by myself. Reading loads of my big heavy book on the sofa.

Finishing my silver top for the wedding.

Cooking three new recipes.

Yoga. Plant pruning. Sunny walk.

Watching the Sewing Bee with Jonny.

Doing the New River Walk at lunchtime in the sun that actually felt warm.

The beautiful sky by the Thames.

Free Love Bar for using my Monzo card. Not because I was extra polite to the guy like I thought…

The sun felt genuinely warm on my face when I wasn’t in the wind. I feel so excited for Spring.

Showing off my skirt to an impressed Sarah via a dirty mirror working toilet selfie

The Tracy Emin exhibition at the White Cube. God I love that gallery.

Finishing off my skirt. I did it. I made it. I hand sewed the button holes and I finished it and it looks good.

Rewired the lamp (again). I love doing that.

Photographing the vulvas from last week. They are so fabulous.

Making a skirt. Instead of working.

The storytelling night. Flirting with Matt. Eating cheesy chips. Laughing at good and bad stories.

Sewing a skirt

Watching No Show

Going to a member only bar in Soho that wasn’t in the least bit wanky

The leaf, stuck into my window frame and waving out at the world.

Finishing the building blocks for Freddie’s Christmas present.

Walking around the park in the sun, looking at the coloured leaves and enjoying the warm weather and no headphones. And flirty texts with Nat.

A day with Jonny – Assassin’s Creed, organic shopping and sewing

New table

Cooking new things

New plants on my windowsill

The surprisingly delicious aubergine brownie

Starting. Starting the building blocks for Freddie, starting the idea of selling the embroidered vulvas and starting the planning for my next vulva party.

Doing some embroidery again

Cleaning. I like having a clean house

Being outside having a walk in the sun along the railway line

Hand bound mini guides for Japan. So adorable.

Last day in the office for THREE WEEKS!

Pizza at lunch. Reminded me of school pizza. In the best way.

Making a baby blanket and listening to a podcast.

Crackers from my childhood. I forgot how delicious they are.

Grand Designs. We live Kev.

Accidentally taking a sneaky photo of a colleague with the flash on. Thank god she didn’t notice.

The sun came out at lunch again. Another sunbathing-in-the-park lunchtime.

Making four pairs of pants in the beautiful studio.

Hot summer lunchtime in the park, tanning my legs

Linking up and getting a fabulous new venue for the next Period Party

Making a dress in the evening and not even making a single mistake. A lovely quiet evening of making.

Making a collar with Will. It’s fun to have something to make.

Lying in the park, reading and watching the clouds.

Discovering the extractor fan switch! Please god let it sort out the damp.

Free croissant for breakfast. I forgot how tasty a really good croissant is. So flakey.

A walk with Jen up the old railway line after work.

Making another pair of pants. I can’t believe how quickly and easy it is!

I made some cute as bibs for my nephew. He’s going to look the shit.

Parcels started arriving with things for our new flat. Hello new toilet brush.

Vaaaaaangie. Can’t stop saying it. Can’t stop watching it.

A walk in the park when the sun came out. It felt good to leave the house.

Sewing a cute bib for my nephew. Hopefully this one will be the right size.

Texting Han about Mr Eyebrow Hair.

A bigger Tesco. With so much choice! And so much less busy than Lidl. Dreamy.

Eurovision with Jonny.

Finishing the sewing for mum and dad.

Shopping during work hours. Stripes for days.

Ivan’s chocolate biscuits.

Sewing the fire mitt for mum and dad.

The beautiful studio

The beautiful pants I made

Embroidering alone to a podcast.

Lunch in the park, reading a great book.

The cardboard VR headset game about pollution. I liked watching Libby turn around and around in her seat.

A night on my own, at my house. Tax return (hello £900 rebate!), replying to emails, picking up pills, making reusable face pads, salads ready for lunch and a face mask. It felt so so good to just get things done and be at home.