Monthly Archives: October 2006

Edinburgh!

Canada wasn’t a holiday, and it was clear that from November there’d be no time to be away until late next spring so we had to act quickly: train to Edinburgh (seemed as good a place as any) for a … Continue reading

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European knit it is dense thing

One good about having relatives spread across a wide area is that gifts intended for specific dates often arrive at times that spread to form a skewed distribution in the vicinity of the date. I’m not certain if my birthday … Continue reading

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Cool.

On the spindle is the singles I spun yesterday afternoon; on the needle the fabric knitted with yarn straight off the spindle, before the twist has had a chance to set. This is something I’ve wanted to do since I … Continue reading

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He’s been poorly

so I’ve been busy. It’s nothing terribly serious but I’ve been ferrying him hither and thither for three days, which has eaten time I’d normally spend doing other things, including work and blogging. I did get some knitting done, but … Continue reading

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Gloat, gloat

Sorry. Well, I am. It’s rude to gloat. Colour me chastened as I remind myself that there are undoubtedly many other people who would desperately like this yarn, just as my father reminded me of the starving children in India … Continue reading

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If it’s Saturday, this must be Alexandra Palace

I hope the pictures and text aren’t too badly askew; I’ll tweak it a couple of times, but life is really too short. I have started wondering whether Typepad is better at allowing precision alignment at the draft stage. If … Continue reading

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Happy Thursday?

Not really. It’s one of those sort of ‘blah’ days, when the weight and volume of stuff to be done is intimidating and depressing. Worse, I feel guilty for even thinking about feeling sorry for myself: I’m currently reading Robert … Continue reading

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