Square 8

Eastertime, always a time of deep reflection for us as a family. Good Friday is always a difficult time for children so we have ‘created’ together often on that day. This year we all decorated crosses and hung them on a branch, as individual representation of the meaning of Easter. My representation has now become…

Square 7

I spent time with a recovering drug addict, D, and her partner trying to establish in what way I can provide spiritual support. It was moving to listen to her say that she had enough physical and emotional help but all she wanted was someone to be a spiritual help. We prayed for her. But…

Square 6

It was inspiring to knit the square to the extent I hunted through to find some knitting I had started a long time ago (a very long time, probably originally when I was pregnant with A4 [7 years]- which then began to evolve into a cardigan for I 5 when she was a baby [5…

Square 5

I have finished creating the three squares. It has interested me that the one that was more the ‘positive’ one, the flower with hope, I have taken the longest time and more care over. The intensity of the stitching has been both frustrating but also satisfying as I neared completion. But it has said to…

Square 4

I have finished creating the three squares. It has interested me that the one that was more the ‘positive’ one, the flower with hope, I have taken the longest time and more care over. The intensity of the stitching has been both frustrating but also satisfying as I neared completion. But it has said to…

Square 3

The exhaustion I feel after the [teaching] session is due to a number of factors- one because of being less than well, but also the nervous energy I expended getting a bit anxious about it! On the way home I decided on the pictures I would create for the quilt. I have decided first I…

Square 2

The exhaustion I feel after the [teaching] session is due to a number of factors- one because of being less than well, but also the nervous energy I expended getting a bit anxious about it! On the way home I decided on the pictures I would create for the quilt. I have decided first I…

Square 1

The exhaustion I feel after the [teaching] session is due to a number of factors- one because of being less than well, but also the nervous energy I expended getting a bit anxious about it! On the way home I decided on the pictures I would create for the quilt. I have decided first I…