Charity Christmas Market in Prague

On Saturday 23rd November, IWAP is hosting a charity Christmas Market in Prague at the Diplomat Hotel (Evropska 15, Dejvice, Prague, CZ). 10am – 4pm. Proceeds benefit the charities Amelie and DOM. Free entry and goodies for sale include (but not limited to) delicious baked goods, new & used books, Christmas gifts, toys, handmade crafts, wine, homewares, bric-a-brac, jewellery and much more. I have been busy in my sewing studio making a few things to donate to the market. I hope to make a some more things if I have time in the coming 2 weeks. And I’m planning to make … Continue reading

20 mile night hike for Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres

Friday night, 2 weeks ago, Angus and I along with my work colleague Michelle and 2 of her friends Clive and Claire completed a 20 mile walk through London for Maggie’s Cancer Caring centers in the UK. Our walk started at 8:15pm (after completed a full day at work) and saw us walk from Tower bridge area to the west (Hammersmith) and back to the city, finishing near St Pauls, with a several stops along the way to enjoy some tea/coffee and snacks; we crossed the finish line just after 5am Saturday morning. At times I can descibe our feelings … Continue reading

20 mile charity night hike

I may have less time to do sewing for the next few weeks as I’ll be in training for a 20 mile night hike in London on Friday 16th September. I do walk everyday, but a half a mile here, a mile there to get the tube, or getting off the bus a few stops early, isn’t great preparation for 20 miles.. So why am I doing this walk?? …. It’s a new challenge, chance to do something different and raise some cash for a fantastic charity. “The Maggie’s and Open House London Night Hike is a 10 or 20 … Continue reading