At the moment this crochet and knitting is all I have on my hook and on my needles, neither of which are exactly portable projects, the knitting which was started in September 2013 requires silence and deep concentration, the crochet blanket works well with chatter, radio and distractions is too large to pop into a… Continue reading Just knitting and crochet
I’ve told you about my DD’s Mothering Sunday gift, also had a gift from DS, a photo of newborn Alice but I haven’t told you about the rest of that weekend. There was a combination of Ian’s birthday on Saturday, the next day, Mothering Sunday, was Alice’s baptism. Instead of buying Ian stuff, his… Continue reading Back story
Must show my readers my Mothering Sunday gift from from my daughter, such fun, utterly daft but I smile every time I spot Mary sitting on top of my Beekeepers Quilt, not difficult as she’s in a prominent position in our home. We have collected a few ceramic, glass and a cast iron door stop swan… Continue reading Mothering Sunday
Although we are not involved in academia as such, well unless one counts U3A, our lives evolve still around term times and school holidays so it is pleasant to have term time to take advantage of routine even though this isn’t a fixed point. Even the walking group has fixed the Tuesday or Wednesday of… Continue reading Walkies.
May I introduce our granddaughter, Alice, born at 2.35 on the morning of her due date, Monday 20th February weighing in at 7lbs 13oz and a sister for Edward. Not sure it would be good to call her little sister, he weighed a bit smaller at 6lbs 12oz, and wasn’t so good at the feeding… Continue reading Exciting times
Last Friday came back from Pilates class to find postman had delivered post to us early, apart from usual stuff, mainly magazines like Kew, RA and Economist as subscriptions to these make good gifts there was a packet for me. Great joy, I had won a new book called Yarntelier handknit Volume 1, written and… Continue reading Just saying …