Weather here in UK was hot in April but then cold and wet in June, delaying the fruit harvest. Was starting to panic as down to my last jar of homemade jam when, thank goodness, Grange Farm Soft Fruit opened their doors. 3 kg of best British strawberries converted to yummy jam.

Not 70 yet

My second eldest sister confidently told us all that our eldest sister was 70 this year. So we all got busy getting special cards and pressies. With just a few days to go we found out she was only going to be 69. Luckily my newly purchased cricut came to the rescue in making a bespoke cake topper. The fab cake bouquet was made by Crafty Thistle in Hinckley. The 3D card was another trial run with my cricut.

Hats on the go

Bought short needles ages ago specifically to try knitting in the car. Never got around to trying them out until last weekend. Knocked up a few hats on the A14, while we were travelling more or less constant speed and direction. Made me feel a bit woozy on the more windy roads though. Optimistic I’ll be able to knit something bigger on our next 8 hour holiday motorway drive.