No, not the gas man, but Joseph the guy who is going to lay parquet flooring in our dining room and restore the original flooring in the hall. Although here by 7.45 am, he’s just started, had to go and purchase last bits and pieces, bring in all the tools, we had to establish whether… Continue reading ‘Twas on a Monday morning ….
Recently I was struck by how it how the last few weeks have been one of laughter, much socialising and considering different approaches. These happenings have been triggered by blogging, well reading and responding to blogs and to one in particular, Zoe’s http://razorbladeoflife.co.uk , or search for Razor-blade of life, not only is there a fascinating… Continue reading Musing
It wasn’t summer when we went away about a month ago, we chose the week in May when the weather was cool and wet to go to the South West of England. Reasons were there were parts of West Dorset and East Devon we hadn’t seen, plus we wanted to meet with friends in Falmouth,… Continue reading Summertime
In the latest issue of Slipknot, the very informative journal of the Knitting & Crochet Guild there was a call for very old knitting patterns for the Guild’s collection. At the Guild’s meeting last Thursday I handed over patterns that met the strict criteria, at home still had plenty that were slightly outside… Continue reading Patterns
We don’t shop on a Sunday, or indeed in the big Sainsbury’s very often, we had returned from holiday the evening before so provisions were needed. There was rugby at the Twickenham stadium so we couldn’t go to our local Waitrose. Whilst waiting at the deli counter the above advertisement caught my eye, the… Continue reading Spelling – oops
Blogging and websites seem to have taken second place to Facebook, in my opinion the three vehicles of expression serve different purposes. For example I use FB to check on local events, activities, traffic and train delays as well as keeping up with friends and more distant friends and family, whereas I see my blog… Continue reading Carry on blogging
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