I gathered the kittens together to do the grand draw for the winners of the For Japan with Love competition. Tamyra wasn’t cooperating so I had to ask pao to assist in motivating Tamyra to choose a winner and she chose the knitty winner… well done, Trash! Sirius was a bit annoyed with me as [...]
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I have been pondering the situation in Japan for the last week. Wrote frantic messages to the many high school friends that I have who are Japanese and are living in Tokyo to make sure that they are ok and wondered what I could do in this terrible situation. I went to an international school [...]
In order to fairly judge the 1000th post caption contest, I copied all the eligible comments to a Word document and got pao to read those out and choose. It boiled down to three contenders number 5, 8 and 13 so in order to choose one, we had a draw. Pao plucked out the winner [...]
Happy New Year! I’m starting 2010 as I mean to go on in a celebratory, joyous and significant way. It is snowing slightly outside and I’m in a jubilant mood today. It was purely a coincidence but I’m now up to post 1000 and I’m celebrating by having a caption contest. Please leave your caption [...]
I won a competition on Apple and Spice for these wonderful oaty products. Ariel couldn’t keep away from them! Doesn’t she match the boxes? The prize arrived perfectly timed so I could make these Honey, Lemon and Oat cookies she’s posted the recipe for. They are very tasty!
I’ve had a very lucky week. I also won a contest at Zoe’s Knitting Bag and this wonderful package was waiting for me when I arrived home on Friday. Inside was an East of India Brit Heart, a tube of cheery red beads and a pretty cat button. I’ve already started looking at my stash [...]
Lynne very kindly fixed the brightness on my train pic from Guildford so you can really enjoy the train building I stayed in. Thank you, Lynne!! Friday was an interesting day as my friend Mrs H-B had her last day at work and I was very sad. A bunch of us went for a Mexican [...]
I thought I’d post my coffee swap contest entry photo here as well as on the contest blog. I love the way that the cup and saucer coordinate with the yarn. The lace and linen tablecloth which they are all sat on was one that I bought in Bruges the first time I ever visited [...]
I got the cutest Valentine from Sarah – isn’t it cute? Thank you, Sarah!!! Talking of cute, I won a knitted cupcake in Monkee Maker’s raffle HP6 is now a very happy monkee indeed. I’ve just finished the knitted part of the cushion cover. It has proved to be a battle though. Ophelia loves it [...]
I won Trek’s contest so I’m going off to Amazon to buy Sensational Knitted Socks now Thank you, Trek!!! I’m so excited!! We are so not amused. Why hasn’t she fed us yet?