Would you like to meet my new chickens? Yes, of course you would! So a few weeks ago, one of my older ladies, Gabby, died rather suddenly. She’d laid me an egg two days before, so I wasn’t expecting it, but it happens. That left me with four: Gertie , who hasn’t laid in god … More New hens
Every time I’ve sat down to write a blog post, over the last week or so, my mind has gone totally blank. I couldn’t tell you why, there’s no rhyme or reason to it, but blankness has been the result. So forgive today’s ’round-up’ style post, because it’s been hard to get down to it … More A ‘knit and natter’ post, only without the knit…
Hello from my new home! Wow, what an insane few weeks it’s been. Pre-move, there actually wasn’t all that much for me to do, since it was blindingly obvious that the only sensible course was for me to pay the movers to pack me up. But ten days before planned completion, the party at the … More Hello!
Well, friends, to quote my favourite musical* – ‘the time is now, the day is here’. Moving day! Yes, after a very long year of sorting, clearing, paperwork and inching my way through the whole process of probate, I am finally moving. The contracts have been exchanged, completion is set, and I will be in … More Moving house
As promised, I’m back to round-up the final few Christmas present/Christmas-related projects I’ve been working on over the last few months. Looking back at my post a few days ago, and at the projects I’ll be talking about below, it’s clear that one aim of my Christmas crocheting was stash-busting! Odd balls of things that … More Post Christmas ta-da – part 2!
Happy New Year, everybody 🙂 I hope you all had safe, covid-free Christmases and got all the yarn-y presents you wanted. I had a more pleasant Christmas Day than I feared I would have, in the few days beforehand. My brother came to stay on the Sunday before Christmas, quite late in the evening, and … More Post-Christmas ta da!
I’ve been nosying through my recent projects, trying to work out what I can share with you all. Despite the paucity of my blog posts, I’ve actually been crocheting quite a lot lately – it’s just most of it is for Christmas presents, and I’m never 100% sure which of my ‘real life’ people reads … More
I am still very much going through a phase of wanting (needing?) to do small crochet projects that take, at most, a few days. The addictive properties of the ‘ta da, finished!’ feeling are definitely helping me through what’s so far been a rather blue first half of autumn. There’s a lot of being in … More More ta da!
I meant to write this post earlier in the week, but it’s been one of those weeks. Computer trouble, washing machine trouble, early mornings and pushing forward with paperwork have all combined to make me rather fatigued. And it’s only Thursday :S To be honest, it’s been a bit like that for the last month … More Ta da!
Sisyphus is a figure in Greek mythology. He was a king who cheated death twice, among other things, and was punished by Zeus, king of the gods, to spend eternity rolling a boulder up a hill, only for it to fall down again every time it got near the top. This patchwork blanket is becoming … More The struggles of Sisyphus…