Thank you all for your wonderful comments recently. I'm particularly grateful for the tips on how to cope with the hot flushes.
We've just had a wonderful long weekend down in Berkshire and then in Oxford. The wedding went superbly and I'll share some photos with you from our trip shortly.
In the meantime, this looks like fun. Free & Easy Stitch Style by Poppy Treffery.
I've had this book from the library for a while now and I really need to have a go at this.
It looks fairly straightforward and everything is explained very clearly.
I'll have to see if my sewing machine is up to it.