OK. It may not look like much to you, but to me? It’s like Everest scaled! I’ve tried so many times over the years and got nowhere near as far as this.


Mostly double crochet but one row of half treble added… not very well, I hasten to add.

I know the tension is all over the place but I frankly have no idea where I should in fact be aiming. I am pretty much a crochet virgin.

I almost feel like attempting a granny square now. But I want to practise a few more basic stitches. I did this in bed last night – I may do the same again today. Mmmmm. Must  be getting old.

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It’s a reasonable day today and thus we have the back doors standing open. This means that Chloé can come and go as she pleases (she refuses to use the cat flaps and expects us to give her ingress and egress via the sitting room window). We were taking a coffee break in between sorting out the van, when we heard a strange Chloé-type noise. I did not like it. I wondered if she hadContinue readingThanks!

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

Petunias always make me think of Dinghies

It has been a busy day, not much time for anything. We walked the dog this morning but I took no photographs until I decided to take a few potshots in the village on our way back.

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