Hey, so… I’m fat. I don’t use the F word to garner sympathy or in hope someone will declare me to be anything but fat. I use it because that’s what I am and I’m ok with that. Most of the time people feel the only way to respond to such a blunt statement is to throw other adjectives at me; I’m curvy, squishy, plus-size, big boned… I’ve heard them all and to be quite frank about the whole thing……

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Mushrooms and toadstools and fungus, oh my!
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Mushrooms and toadstools and fungus, oh my!

Found a new little spot to walk the dog at the weekend. It’s a small area of man-made woods and grassland a couple of miles away from me; a lovely little spot that’s well maintained and fairly quiet. Cooper enjoyed himself, which is the most important thing. The second is knowing that when autumn rolls around I think the woodland area is going to be a fantastic place to take my camera and hunt down all the mushrooms and toadstools.…

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Highland Adventures
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Highland Adventures

At the start of June I scooted up to the Highlands for a weekend adventure with my brother. It was originally my plan to fly to Inverness and do the North Coast 500 road trip all by my lonesome but then sibling interference happened and I ended up doing much of the same as I did during my trip last year. I won’t complain though… I got to see the same landscape I adore but in far nicer weather and…

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On The Needles
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On The Needles

I am usually very monogamous when it comes to my knitting projects; I set my focus on one thing and knit until it’s done. But somehow I’ve managed to end up with three on the needles and it’s all just a blur of yarn at the moment. First up is the Mazzy cardigan that I cast on at the start of March as a gift for Mum. Any large garments I’ve knitted in the past has always been constructed top-down,…

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