Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Oh my goodness if feels so good to sit down and write here. I've been aching for my blog for days now, and have felt so fucking forlorn when I've needed to go to bed without sharing. But I'm here now and can breathe a little bit easier. This little project of mine went much… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

I was excited when I woke up this morning, excited A: because there was snow outside (but also great stretches of ice which made walking to school a bitch). B: Because I had SFI and I am loving learning Swedish for real.¬† And C:¬† because after my SFI class I would be heading down the… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

As I mentioned in my last post, I was going to start a little project this week where I stitched one Swedish word a day. And today, to my own shock and disbelief, I actually managed to start it. Before I got stitching today though, I headed out into the cold with a goal -… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : A Week Of Swedish Words

Stitching In The Dark : Stitching Into 2017

My time management skills used to be phenomenal. I don't mean to brag, but really, they were. However, following my 'breakdown' last year (when I came off my medication and was hardly functioning for months), I've struggled to claw back my time, and now it seems like I have less of it than ever before.… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : Stitching Into 2017

Stitching In The Dark : The Beginning

Some of my earliest memories are of sitting in my Nanna's living room during dark winter nights. It was always warm, with thick curtains keeping the cold at bay, and a gas fire quietly breathing out hot air. I don't remember it ever being cold during winter. I can remember¬† watching National Geographic documentaries about… Continue reading Stitching In The Dark : The Beginning