I have been cured of FB. I hope it’s not a temporary glitch band turns out to be a permanent thing.
I bought yarn last night – a pack of eight balls (400g) of yarn direct from the manufacturer. It cost me £3.84. The International postage was more than the yarn price but the whole deal only cost £8.26 and will provide me with a few weeks of knitting entertainment. Sure enough, it’s not the kind of […]
Thrift is winning today over calorie restriction and lunch will be pasta – using up a glut of mushrooms (must persuade Mr L that stuff not on the shopping list is absent for a reason and not because I forgot to put it on there) and a tub of cream that wandered home with him […]
I am having much difficulty in finding my get up and go today. Perhaps I peaked with the massive linen reorganisation the other day. Or maybe it has something to do with the dodgy tummy that I was suffering all night. Whatever the cause, I find myself just slumping today. It’s a fasting day – […]
Well, that’s the washing out on the line (don’t know how long it will stay there in this wind) and the bread dough rising. Next task, after making (and eating) a brunch of peach pancakes with bacon and maple syrup is to turn Brunhilde around and then it should be time to shape my baguettes. Yesterday […]
The weather picked up a little on Wednesday and was a far drier day. I did something about the huge pile of laundry that had come home with us on Monday and I cleared some things out of the van, taking Teddy in with me to begin his process of familiarisation. He had a thorough […]
On the way home from Hoy, Mr L remarked what a pity it was that we could not pick the car up but that it was not going to be tested until Tuesday (today). When we arrived home there had been a call in the afternoon left on the answer-phone. The car had passed its […]
We are returned from Hoy and so very glad that we went. Full details and lots of photos (I came home with 410 frames) will appear on Two Snails when I have found time to do the necessary. In the meantime, a brief précis here: Friday We left on the Friday lunch-time boat. Having decided […]