Tagged: Family

lobster

Lobster / Snobber

If the words Vomit, Flu, Deadline, and Lethargy had been some of those omitted from the Junior OUP Dictionary, I'd have done quite well these past four days of Every Day in May… I...

Zen teapot

Zen teapot

New Year – New Teapot… Mum gave this to me for Christmas and I have to say it makes drinking tea a real joy… It almost feels like a tea-handbag as I carry it...

Box Stitch Jacket – It’s finished!

Box Stitch Jacket – It’s finished!

Yay! Only 11 months after I started it… ahem… Well I had other things on too. Anyhow, it’s done and mum is happy with it, so job done! I was worried the cashmerino would...

lottie-prince

Moving Pictures

I’d bought a copy of the The Adventures of Prince Achmed about 4 months ago, but had never got around to watching it. As my mum was coming over for the evening for a...

gerrardshill

Close to Nature

Up at 7 on a foggy Sunday morning (made ever-so slightly worth it by seeing participants taking part in the Brighton Run), then 4 hours on a train / bus / train to Dorset...

Only the sleeves to go!

Only the sleeves to go!

Finally finished the back and now on the home stretch. Just a bit of mathematical tinkering to shorten the sleeves (to ‘bracelet’ length – oh my that Actionette birthday present has come in handy!)...

Box Stitch Jacket

Box Stitch Jacket

Need to get this done for May 8th so it is coming with me this weekend to Sussex. Both fronts are done, and am just starting on the back… only the sleeves to go!...

Jo Sharp – Box Jacket

Jo Sharp – Box Jacket

Finally got hold of the yarn I needed and am making a start on the front – put in my first pocket! It is a lovely yarn to knit with, very, very soft… I...

Jo Sharp Christmas

Jo Sharp Christmas

Her Box Stitch Jacket it what I’ll be knitting for SK for her Christmas present… Poor love looked a bit confused when she received a bundle of ribbon tied swatches in these various colours,...

Daughter’s pride…

Daughter’s pride…

Just wanted to say well done to my mum today. Last week she ran in Race for Life and raised over £500, today she qualified as a City of London Guide –  and gets...

Go, go go!

Go, go go!

Very proud of my mum as she has put her name down to run in the City of London Race for Life event in June. It is to raise money for Cancer Research UK…...