After having been frogged a dozen times, I present: the Gaby from the Rowan Next Big Thing Book modelled by Jasper. This pattern is marked as one-ball difficulty however I found the cardigan a zillion times easier. But saying that I always find the hard su doku easier than the easy ones. I know I’m [...]
Archive for January, 2006
I was tickled by the idea of cat pins. You’d be a bit surprised if you found these in your sewing basket.
I’d caught pao and MrsSJT’s lurgy so have been in bed today feeling sorry for myself. My fevered brain thought early on in the day that it might be nice to try and finish that Rowan Gaby hat which I’ve been struggling with for several days now. You see, Eileen, I’m not a quitter. I [...]
Thank you to Christine for her post and New Year’s wishes. You are a very lovely lady! I loved your photos of the lanterns in Oxford Street and pao said we could go to London later this month so that I could see them myself! Hooray! I would have liked to have gone to see [...]
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L-R: Brown bread, tomato and garlic bread, white bread, granary bread.
This just deserves to have a post of its own! Just go on over to Peeve’s post and click on Eeeek about half-way down- it’s worth, I promise you’ll laugh. Even if you don’t, Lulu the cat is pretty gorgeous. So now you’ve seen it: Is it me or is that Michael Hasselhof?
As pao was very unwell last night and has been resting in bed all morning, I took the opportunity to get the breadmaker and washing machine going, sit down with my beanie and listen to Brenda Dayne’s Cast-On podcast. Episode 2 has a Knitter’s Manifesto in which she defines really accurately why I knit/crochet/craft. It [...]
This is the view from mrssjt’s window at the moment. My window looks out onto a boring carpark and grey buildings.
pao and I went to the cinema tonight to see March of the Penguins. If you haven’t been to see it, I highly recommend it because it was one of the most poignant and beautifully shot films I have ever seen. I’ve always imagined it is pretty hard being a parent but the Emperor penguins [...]