Gardening · General Topics · Holidays

Garden work can be a pain

What a lovely day today, on Good Friday. I purchased two roses for the new garden bed I dug about two weeks ago. I was knackered after that just from slicing off the turf and digging it over to find about 20 odd bricks. The roses came yesterday, so this morning I was into the… Continue reading Garden work can be a pain

General Topics

Know your OH’s weakness

So, I’ve decided that my Other Half’s weakness is train travel. Or more specifically when you need to make quick decisions. Put him on a platform where you just missed the train and it’s any other train will do. We are now on a train to Brussels Central that takes 2 hours instead of just… Continue reading Know your OH’s weakness

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Change is good

I hope at least it’s good. I’ve been cogitating, um-ing and ar-ing over doing a complete overhaul of my shop. When I say complete, I mean the name, url, IG page, everything. The main driver for it is that I am mainly weaving and crochet more than anything else. It’s about all I have time… Continue reading Change is good

Crochet · General Topics · handmade · Stashbusting

New scarf

So, a lovely customer purchased the lilac shawl a few weeks back. And then afterwards asked me to make a scarf in the same pattern and colour yarn. I don’t get commissions often, so this was lovely to receive. This is the shawl Now, the fun part of this was working out changing a pattern… Continue reading New scarf

General Topics · Weaving

Urgh!!

I know it’s an odd title, but it summed up the dreaded COVID finding its way into our house. To be surprised, I am amazed it took this long given the other half works in education. I am thankful it did take so long as it really does feel like a rotten flu/cold. Although I… Continue reading Urgh!!