I was at Fenwicks tonight for their Telegraph discount shopping evening as a 20% discount on the Swarovski Christmas Ornament is not to be sniffed at. I went on my own so pao’s ticket was surplus to requirements and I decided to give it to a couple who were milling about with the postcard which [...]
Archive for November, 2005
Hooray! I’ve finished Carola’s scarf today and it is drying as we speak. I hope she likes it. It is weird making something for someone you know nothing about but I liked the colours and enjoyed making it for her. I’m also sending her some British drinks like Ovaltine and Horlicks so she may end [...]
pao knows what I’m about to do next because he read it on my blog!
Last night, me, pao, mr and mrs b, smithy and lovely david all went to the cinema at Ashford to see Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. As smithy rightly pointed out, there were large numbers of kids who were definitely very much under the age of 12 in evidence in the cinema. I [...]
Now that looks like a cat who has a guilty look on his face. Even though Ariel looks all sweet and innocent next to the wool today, it didn’t stop her from trying to consume my scarf yesterday. Or it could be that she prefers the taste of Jaeger wool. Don’t worry, Carola if you’re [...]
Gorgeous pressie coming your way once I’ve finished making it.
I have rediscovered the joy of knitting! I knitted a whole scarf today. It is gorgeous albeit with added Ariel spit as she tried to help. Admittedly I did chose very thick wool and big needles but it was very satisfying. I’m just getting together the goodies I’m sending to Carola for Ms*Robyn’s seasonal swop [...]
Pao popped over for a cuppa this afternoon and not long after, the lights went out.
This little fuzzie is one of the nicest cats in the house. She has quite an intense stare and a deep vocal miaow but she has a lovely constant character. Phoebe’s only problem is that she has bad teeth and will need to go for a deep clean soon but not with the lovely Mr [...]
I made some de-li-ci-ous carrot soup tonight so I’m putting the recipe down so I can share the goodness. 1 red onion 2 cloves garlic Olive oil Lots of chopped carrots – probably a couple of pounds Couple of sticks of celery also chopped 2 Oxo stock cubes dissolved in 500ml of boiling water Garnish: [...]