Author Archives: creativemismatch

Caged Bird

I thought I was free, When the cage door opened. A bird in flying through the air, Until I felt the string around my neck and I asked, How long will you hold me back? How long til I am … Continue reading

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They do not know.

The morning light is too bright. It doesn’t hide the eyes of almost strangers, Judging Or wondering Or guessing They know but they don’t. They know the aftermath, The conclusion and the consequences, The losses, But they don’t know the … Continue reading

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An open letter to my husband.

All my life I have felt like an outsider; I have felt misunderstood. All I ever wanted was to feel loved. To feel above all that there was someone out there who would love me for all of the things … Continue reading

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Nursery Art

When I first discovered that I was pregnant, I knew instantly that I wanted to make, knit and hand create everything that would be important to my first born child. Unfortunately, the trials of pregnancy sometimes make that desire completely … Continue reading

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Baby Booties and Hat (Hand Knitted)

Around 10 months ago God blessed my brother and sister-in-law with arguably the most beautiful baby girl alive. In true fashion I knitted her a few pieces from a pattern I found on Etsy. See below for images.  

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The Hypocrite at Number 10

“He has no democratic mandate. He has a reputation tainted by the failures after a decade in office. And he has no new ideas. An early election? Bring it on.” These were words spoken by our new Prime Minister, Theresa … Continue reading

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Possibly the Best Brownies You’ll Ever Make

Let’s face it. Brownies are the best. Whether you like them gooey, gorgeous and melting in the middle, or with a beautiful bite, they are quite possibly the most indulgent, delicious, chocolate dessert ever. Brownies are a favourite amongst everyone, unless … Continue reading

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Home Grown Cherries and Cherry Curd Recipe

Eight years ago, when we knew very little about trees or gardening, we planted two trees in our garden, about a meter apart. One was a dwarf plum tree and the other a cherry tree. The plum tree never gave … Continue reading

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3 Layer Chocolate Mousse

There is nothing as deflating as being in the mood to bake and finding out that a piece of your equipment has given in. These past two weeks have been all about experimenting and making something I haven’t before. And … Continue reading

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The Note-Worthy North: Roundhay Tropical World

The North of England is generally underrated. Tourism is attracted to the big cities down in the South, and the North is left, with its beautiful treasures, without any credit. Through out these Note-Worthy North posts I will be taking you … Continue reading

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One Of Those ‘Sorry For My Lack Of Blogs’ Post

It has been a while since I wrote anything or updated my blog, unless you count my quick post election rant, which I felt was completely justified, given the shock of the results. I wish I had some amazing excuse … Continue reading

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Pink Rose

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Post Election Madness (Scrapping the Human Rights Act & Ignoring Austerity Protests)

This week, one week after the UK General Election, has been one of the most prominent weeks in politics in the 21 years that I have been alive. After the shocking Exit Poll results on the night of the 7th … Continue reading

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Oreo (Cookies and Cream) Cheesecake

Everybody has a signature dessert. One that they’ve adapted and changed until it’s just perfect. They don’t need a recipe, they’ve made their own up from all the changes they’ve made to make the dessert exactly the way they want … Continue reading

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Rainbow Cookies 

Let’s face it. The inner child in us loves bold, bright colours. It doesn’t matter how classy or sophisticated we try to be, we can’t help really craving the sweet, chewy texture of cookies combined with the little drops of … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Mother’s Day

In the Spirit of Mother’s Day You are my best friend. Even when I didn’t know that the people I called friends were just enemies disguised by smiles and friendly fire, it was you who I came to. It was … Continue reading

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Dear Me: Advice to my Younger Self

Silence is not strength. It is only a way to let your worries win. It does you no good to keep everything bottled up. You’ll realise that one day. But wouldn’t it be better to realise that now? Crying is … Continue reading

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Just Human

Blame me for the wars, For the terror; for the fights, Accuse me of violence and bloodshed, Because of who I pray to at night. Humanity lives on a double standard, Hung on an illusion, The truth hidden behind lies … Continue reading

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Fun Art: Melted Crayola Canvas

Many of you might have seen the beautiful pieces of art created from melting crayons. The way the colour merge together and drip down the canvas is beautiful. For years I’ve seen these around and wanted to try it, but … Continue reading

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Beautiful Baby Blazer (…and Knitting Pattern)

If, like me, you live in England, or any other relatively cold country, you’ll know that jackets, jumpers and cardigans are essential all year round. You never know when the beautiful sun will turn in to a gusty wind, and … Continue reading

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