Me & Mine

Updated May 2018

Welcome to my world
I'm a 50 something (not anymore 60's are now here!), knitting Granny to 4, 

Regular readers of the blog will know that last year (2017) was all change for Granny’s World. We moved home and half of the family moved to France. So we no longer have the big garden or the chickens. Grandchildren are growing up fast. The baby is now 2!  Where do the years go

August 2013

My hobbies and interests

Knitting - I love knitting baby clothes, blankets and shawls, anything really other than toys
Cooking - I love to bake, and I make a mean Victoria Sandwich Cake.  I also love to make preserves, nothing better than a kitchen filled with jammy smells.

Reading - historical, mystery you name it I'll read it.  My favourites are Barbara Erksine, Minette Walters, Phillipa Gregory, Douglas Kennedy to name but a few.  I also love Agatha Christy and have many on audio CD which are great to listen too whilst knitting.

Gardening - nothing better when you have the time than to make a beautiful garden - though at times not so beautiful.  Luckily I have a lovely husband that cuts the grass and waters all my pots and baskets so I don't need to worry about that chore, the borders are down to me though. Whilst he tends the veg plot.  I wish we had more time.

Motorbiking - Hubby has a Harley, we enjoy day trips out, rallies and trips abroad. I took my test twice and failed so gave up, I'm just happy to sit on the back and watch the scenery.  Think its probably safer!

My hates - housework, work and anything that takes me away from any of the above

Peter is the love of my life and my best friend.

Married to Peter since Jan 15th 1977
Don't we look young!

We have two daughters
Rebecca - eldest

Rachel - youngest

Rachel and Me

Rachel and Stuart

 Rachel and Rufus

Son-in law Stuart

Son-in-law Tim

Our Little Man - Rufus - June 2010

Then along came Grandson Laurie - July 2012

and then in February 2014 we got to meet this little person

and here SHE is - Granddaughter Jessica, Feb 2014 right on time

Jess at 4.5 weeks

In May we got to meet this little man - Angus Henry

he is growing into such a happy little boy now 5.5 months

Our family just keeps growing - meet the girls

first eggs

I work as a secretary for a local independent kitchen design and installation studio - Kitchensmiths Ltd. I have worked there since 2003.  Previously I have worked in the IT industry, mainly in an admin role.

We have a lovely home and garden in a Cambridgeshire village.

Life is good.  - Blog established April 2009


  1. love your blog Sue you have a beautiful family x

    1. Thank you Gaye, its good to have your comments

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  3. Sue, I love your blogs. I can identify with you a lot. I have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren. I do knit but mostly crochet. I love gardening. My husband and I married in 1972.We also have chooks and our girls all have personality plus. Mind one we call Mrs Claws and you can guess why. Keep up the good work. From a Crafty Gran


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