Category Archives: The Menagerie

Let’s see if I can remember how to do this…

So here I am, in my (newish) multifocals, (still sorta getting used to them) and my new favourite brooch, Philbert the Fairy Wren from Edenki (her Etsy store, the maker’s name is Eden). The photo doesn’t do him justice, he … Continue reading

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A long time between posts!

So what have I been up to? Well, I’ve mostly been posting over on Facebook. But I’ve just starting working on a long abandoned Unfinished Object quilt that I am determined to finish, so I’ve decided it’s a good time … Continue reading

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Low FODMAP misery, but happy Emmalumpdogg.

So I had a colonoscopy and gastroscopy, which were as much fun as they usually are (read: not much, but glad to have them over with) and I’m now on a very restricted, low FODMAP diet. What the heck is … Continue reading

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It makes her so happy…

Yes, we should probably change the name of the blog from “Caitymakes” to “Caity obsesses about Emmalumpdogg” but whatever. The weather has been awful. Wet, windy, cold, miserable. Even though Mr Beloved has got a routine for washing Emmalumpdogg’s paws … Continue reading

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A birthday, a day late

Awwww Mummy, you DID remember my birthday, after all! Yes, Emmalumpdogg, we did! Now blow out your candle, sweetie! Mummy, I is so ‘barrassed! Is that whole pretty cake for me?! IT IS?! (After Mummy took the candle and paper … Continue reading

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Not much of a birthday…

Emmalumpdogg, you look exhausted! Why yes, I AM! Mummy and Daddy took me in the car, and I cried and cried the whole 10 minute ride to the Vee Ee Tee, even though I love the people there, especially the … Continue reading

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wonky feet!

Wednesday: saw podiatrist at the same practice as my magic physiotherapist. TL:DR :(too long didn’t read): off the shelf orthotics were never ever going to work for me. Lightbulbs! I now understand why I have such problems with my feet. … Continue reading

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Mud, mud, glorious mud….

And don’t the kiddies just love it!Winter has arrived, and the rain and cold on the weekend did not deter Emmalumpdogg from wanting her dawn walk. It’s been sooooo cold, in fact, that with wind chill the temperature has been below … Continue reading

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Some days….

From @emmalumpdogg ‘s Twitter feed this morning… (I was busy nursing yet another/the same migraine…Daddy was walking Emmalumpdogg and discovering that a clean desk policy is no longer optional) #ThingsEmmaMustNotDo, 129: They are “The Morning Cycling and Coffee Group”, not … Continue reading

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Photos mostly from this week….

I don’t often take photos of myself, but I did while I was waiting outside the supermarket while the wonderful Mr Belived did some shopping on Wednesday. (I’d just been to my psychologist appointment and was tired so I didn’t … Continue reading

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