Finished Quilts

Monday, 8 April 2013

let's get ready to raaaaaaamble.....

....ok so it's the second week in April and Bertha has not been fired up approached at all in this month.  Granted, I was in Scotland for the first couple of days and while I was gone Laughing Boy decided to upset my idiosyncratically organised stuff and lose everything tidy my sewing space *tries hard to have a not-bothered face*.  Ok, I can't find ANYTHING anymore.  But it's given me a little time to think about why I was super productive at the start of the year and have become less and less so as the year as gone on.  Here is my answer.....

less not more!

I love wine, especially a big glass of juicy red.  Laughing Boy and I like a glass of wine with our tea of an evening.  BUT here's the catch... if I have a glass of wine, I am less likely to climb the stairs to do some sewing and more likely to veg on the couch in front of the gogglebox.  Not good. In January, I gave up booze for charity and one of the other benefits was to my sewing output.

So I have made a drastic decision.... I'm off the pop again until I catch up with myself.  Not sure how long it will last but I'm hoping to break the back of a mahoosive (and growingly stressing) to-do list before I fall off the wagon.  How hard can it be, right?

PS.  I do have a favourite PJ and Duncan tune...



7 comments:

  1. So if you give up the wine and see more you will also have more money to buy fabric. That is a definite win win situation! Go for it! Di x

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    1. Sew not see. Darn autocorrecter!

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  2. Awwww lookatta wee boys... lol
    You've prolly got a good point with your dry out, but couldnt you just have a glass in the sewing room?!

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  3. I can always get so much more done in the evenings if I don't have a cheeky glass of something. It just makes me feel so lethargic

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  4. Have the vino AFTER you sew! Win win!! And my fave Ant and Dec song is "Our Radio Rocks" - classic tune.

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  5. I liked U Crazy Catz (or whatever the cool spelling was in the day), who knew they had so many "hits"?

    I'm the same though, if I have wine, or cider, or beer, or chocolate I end up watching a film or an ice hockey game and that's my entire evening over, which is probably why I get more done in the morning if I set my alarm early enough. I have been very rubbish lately which is not good because I have several patterns to write for a magazine. My new job means I don't get home til half past 6 when I used to be in before 5pm so I've lost a big chunk of day where I'd be productive (when waiting for tea to cook).

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  6. Dear lord that is a bit drastic! I like Sarah's idea!

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