The first page of my journal

I have had a beautiful mixed media journal for a few years now, but have been too chicken to use it in case I “ruin” it. Well, last night Colin encouraged me to start using it both as a way to collect and keep my projects in one place, but to journal thoughts and project … [Read more…]

Greatly increased finger and hand movement

We started with a new OT (occupational therapist) who specialises in hands only, about a month and a half ago. She is wonderful and has given Colin new exercises, and a new splint to see if we can improve his right hand. First of all, she measured his range very precisely using a device that … [Read more…]

My Valentine

This week has been a tiring one. But to show my love for Colin, I made a red velvet cake with all the trimmings, from specially fluffy vanilla buttercream icing to strawberry compote. It was made with more enthusiasm and love than skill, as you can tell from the uneven lines, and layers, and it … [Read more…]