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About me

Location Shetland Islands, United Kingdom
Introduction I have lived on the Shetland Isles most of my life. It is inspirational, rugged and beautiful all at the same time. I am inspired to work with fabric and create quilts, small sewing projects for the home and have just started planning small pieces of clothing. I also like to read and cook and enjoy amateur photography, especially portraits and agriculture. I am a wife and mother, sister and auntie and I love all those roles. I'm also a cat and sheep mummy!! That's pretty cool too!!
Interests my sons, family, tea and Digestives with my sister, art, quilting, English Paper Piecing, buying quilting fabric, reading, cooking, buying more quilting fabric, making jam, ebay, my cats, photography, the great outdoors, cats, animals, ferrets, painting, the seashore, Maine, the rain, books, new books, old books, craft books, cushions, charity hopping, old junk, photos of old cars, pickup trucks, American pickup trucks, rusty things, gannets, watching gannets dive, the sea, waves, rocks, hills, birds in the garden, birdhouses, Assam tea, Darjeeling tea, egg and chips, ginger kittens, pincushions, tins, old tins, ducks, geese, chickens, old Shetland croft houses, old ruins, plantiecrubs
Favorite Movies The Bridges of Madison County, Love Actually, Iris, Mrs Brown, Little Women, Scent Of a Woman, Educating Rita, Billy Elliot, Castaway
Favorite Music Most gospel, some jazz, a lot of blues, a pinch of Cajun and a doleful bowlful of the soulful!!! To name a few I'd have to say Natalie Merchant, Alison Krauss, Lynda Randle, Seth Lakeman, Sarah Harmer, Karine Polwart, Joe Cocker, Ben Harper, Alanis Morissette.....I'll think of some more soon!
Favorite Books Too many to mention but I will update this very soon. I love books!! Latest favourite is East of the Mountains by David Guterson. I didn't want the book to end!!