Monthly Archives: May 2006

Oops.

All those things I said I was going to do and look what happened. I think I’ve been bitten by the Sock Bug. Those are the soles of what are, to be painfully honest, my second-ever pair of socks. More … Continue reading

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oooh, shiny

See? A shadow: the sun is shining! It’s glittering off an array of markers, nearly 40 of them so far in silver-coated copper wire (I’m not good enough to deserve real silver :-), amber and… damn, I’ve forgotten what the … Continue reading

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Knitting needles as weapons

Out of curiosity I researched this briefly as a cross between procrastination and a reward for starting work at 7 am and working without pause until 1030, when I stopped for hot chocolate. It’s… interesting. In the Chinese sense. There’s … Continue reading

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Have we had enough rain yet?

Probably not. But this mix of sunshine, looming cloud, driving rain, overcast and scotch mist is becoming tiresome. On the bright side it means I can’t do anything that needs doing in the garden (I’ve established that glaring at the … Continue reading

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Thank you, Stephanie

Of course I read Harlot… don’t you?Years ago, before ever I left home or got married, I realised that the loo/bathroom was an easily accessible fine and private place for those of us who shut the Door (I was bemused … Continue reading

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Of cats and wool

I’d welcome advice on a problem. It’s perhaps not the largest problem in the world (climate change, anyone?) but it’s haunted me for about 20 years.Imagine those wavy lines that indicate the story is moving back in time, back to … Continue reading

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Minnow approves :-)

I put it down to admire the colours and the curve of the strap, left the room for five minutes and returned to… I think that’s approval. Bordi’s book includes patterns for moebius cat beds, and I did buy some … Continue reading

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