Hello everyone, If you know me then there is every chance that on Christmas day you opened one of these cowls and are having to wear it every time you see me. If for some very sad reason I didn’t get round to making you one then good news – you can make one yourself! … Continue reading ***Sugar Knits Chunky Cowl Pattern Available***
There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods (Byron) There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more, From these our interviews, in which I … Continue reading Words of the Day: There is Pleasure in the Pathless Woods
Very happy how this turned out. It was my first time using Debbie Bliss Milano wool. It is an aran weight yarn but when you feel it in your hands it seems to be double knitting weight. I used 5mm needles as recommended but this left qite noticeable gaps between the wool. I wanted the … Continue reading Urban graffiti style beanie for the cool kids
Bull & Stash are wonderful at marketing. I have never impulse-bought an expensive notebook so quickly in my life. I also instantly bought one for my brother at the same time and spent plenty of dollars on shipping it to Australia to him, so sure was I that this would be the best thing since … Continue reading How I turned a Bull & Stash notebook into a Fauxdori
Review of ‘Dalloway’ performance at The Riverfront, Newport, 21 Sept 2016 ***SPOILER ALERT*** A dark room, with a single cream chaise longue at the rear of the stage, and long white panels draping down. Nothing else. This forms the set for Dalloway and it’s intriguing already. Rebecca Vaughan appears, and straight away starts telling us Mrs … Continue reading Dalloway – a review. Thank you for being a better reader than me.
‘At about the same time as they were building Machu Picchu, or even earlier, we in Britain had pretty much finished Salisbury Cathedral. Give me Salisbury Cathedral any day. It makes Machu Picchu look like a child’s toy.’ Oh Miles. How sad that you are no longer with us. An excellent book choice this month … Continue reading How Shall I Tell the Dog?