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The kindness of strangers

The morning mile

I walk about a mile and a half to work.  Everyday, come rain or shine, I drop my daughter to school and carry on walking until I get to work.  Exciting so far isn't it?!

Shady happenings?

One morning, I traced my usual steps along my well walked route, when a silver Mercedes van pulled up in front of me and  wound down the window...inevitably Kidnapping flashed across my mind...., 

The gift of kindness

I was actually greeted with a kindly lady simply offering me a lift.  She said she had seen me walking every day and wondered whether I hadn't a car; she told me she would drop me to "where I needed". I warmly thanked the lady but said I enjoyed my walk. As I moved on, it reminded me...

Crocheted Insta warmth

It reminded me of the "friends" that I have met on Instagram.  Women (and men) from all over the world who share a common interest - crochet.  I have received help, encouragement and even patterns from people who are just lovely strangers wanting to help other crocheters in the IG community.  


I consider myself blessed to have crossed virtual paths with these creative souls who want nothing more than to assist another crocheter along their path.

Here's to you!

So here is to today, to a new stitch, a new row perhaps? But definitely to all the crocheters who with acts of kindness have helped me along the way. X


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