A very weary ta da

I have been trying, and failing, to write a blog post for the last month. The reality of having ME is that sometimes my words fail me – literally. I have not had words, this past month. Between the heat in August and my mother being seriously ill in hospital (sepsis is no fun), I’ve … More A very weary ta da

Wheatfields – progress update #1

Ooooh, I am loving working on this freeform picture. Seriously, seriously loving it. There’s something so challenging about it – stripping the brushstrokes down into shapes, building the swirls and colours into recognisable representations of Van Gogh’s work – and yet it’s infinitely rewarding, too. Though I sometimes want to tear my hair out (such … More Wheatfields – progress update #1

Out of the doldrums

I’ve been a bit at a loose end, crochet-wise, over the last few weeks. I’m not being hard on myself over it, because the whole world has turned upside-down, but nevertheless, the fact remains that I’ve been faffing around doing not very much, with hook and yarn. I made some little creme egg cosies for … More Out of the doldrums

A slight hiccup

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that yesterday, my facebook account (and thus all my posts in the CAL group, plus my crochet page, plus my instagram) disappeared. I noticed that too. It wasn’t deliberate. When I logged in to facebook, I was told my account had been disabled. If I thought this was … More A slight hiccup