Bio: When I was young, my cherished grandmother gave me her favourite book. As she lay in hospital shortly before her death, I embroidered my favourite quote from that book on a pillowcase so she would always have me near: 'Every golden thread of happiness, I have caught in my hand.' When I started this blog, I was an avid knitter and loved the idea of knitting the golden yarn of my life. I came to realise that I had mostly let others decide the pattern and, sometimes, tarnish the yarn. It was not until today (17/10/2014) that I realised the connection, both my grandmother and I weaving our lives with a gilded yarn... Check my blog at

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