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Toby 2000 to 2013

By |February 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

The gorgeous and happy Toby shared my home with me and his mum, Poppy, for the last two and a bit years, although we actually knew each other for the whole of his life. When Toby and Poppy came to live with me in November 2010, they felt like the best ...

Upate on the broken finger and Ravellenic Games

By |August 25th, 2012|Uncategorized|

It was February when I last blogged about the healing process of my broken finger. Being by nature an optimistic person, I continued to count my blessings of the tiny improvements until May, which was a whole year since the accident. Then I went away i...

New Year, New (Knitting) Challenge

By |December 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Santa gave me a fabulous book of knitting patterns: Pretty In Punk by Alyce Benevides and Jacquline Milles, and I have the yarn to knit myself a pair of "Love Bites" striped wrist warmers. The pattern is straightforward: narrow stripes with an fair isl...

New Year, New (Knitting) Challenge

By |December 30th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Santa gave me a fabulous book of knitting patterns: Pretty In Punk by Alyce Benevides and Jacquline Milles, and I have the yarn to knit myself a pair of "Love Bites" striped wrist warmers. The pattern is straightforward: narrow stripes with an fair isl...

Christmas soap and mug

By |December 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|

Gradually catching up with work, and preparations for Christmas festivities.  Lots of xmas pressie knitting going on here: there will be some photos after the presents have gone to their recipients!The special xmas tree soap - which spells spicy -...

Christmas soap and mug

By |December 22nd, 2010|Uncategorized|

Gradually catching up with work, and preparations for Christmas festivities.  Lots of xmas pressie knitting going on here: there will be some photos after the presents have gone to their recipients!The special xmas tree soap - which spells spicy -...

Absence and a pink tree

By |December 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Blogging absence is down to being poorly with bronchitis, something I have not had before. Fortunately, I have a viral type, and am on the mend, just still very weak! It's been most disconcerting being ill for more than ten days: I'm rarely sick for lo...

Absence and a pink tree

By |December 17th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Blogging absence is down to being poorly with bronchitis, something I have not had before. Fortunately, I have a viral type, and am on the mend, just still very weak! It's been most disconcerting being ill for more than ten days: I'm rarely sick for lo...

An Owl, A Pussycat and A Sheep

By |October 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Edward Lear's poem "The Owl and The Pussy Cat" continues to hold a fascination for me: I like to imagine the story with a contemporary setting, and also answer questions like how did the pair meet? I think there will be a children's book in the musings...

An Owl, A Pussycat and A Sheep

By |October 27th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Edward Lear's poem "The Owl and The Pussy Cat" continues to hold a fascination for me: I like to imagine the story with a contemporary setting, and also answer questions like how did the pair meet? I think there will be a children's book in the musings...