Big Names attract Big Names



For the past 3 years we’ve see the big money clubs in France attracting the superstars of rugby. We’ve seen Toulon turn from the D2 team in to the “galactico” of Europe, the likes of Toulouse, Castres, Stade and Clermont have made the big name signings and quite rightly so. The Top14 has become one of the most highly respected leagues in the world!

But now there’s another upcoming league and I’m happy to announce that this is the Aviva premiership – the likes of Northampton, Sarecens and Bath have made some massive signings. These players are making a huge impact on the game.

Unfortunately when Harlequins won the title, the Premiership wasn’t what it is now, we’ve got to hand it to BTsport for making rugby more accessible to the nation, and buying the TV rights for £152 million must have had an impact on the game financially. The…

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Make Me a Wardrobe-sewing machines

Make Me a Wardrobe-sewing machines

My Make Do and Mend Year

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If you are joining me on the #mmaw2015 challenge, to sew an item of clothing a month, then you may well already have your own sewing machine. But if you don’t (and whether you are doing the challenge or not) then you will probably be on the look-out for one, unless your hand sewing skills are better than mine (not hard!)

Buying a new (or new to you) sewing machine is a Big Thing.
It could cost a lot of money, depending on what you choose.
But more than that.
You want to love your sewing machine.
You want to enjoy sewing on it, and not spend your whole time time cursing it and crying loudly (just me..?!).

If you are in the market for a new sewing machine, then there are some great posts here from the The Sewing Directory, and here from Colleterie on what you…

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