Today was the annual Craft Fair. I sold some more knitting – not without a pang, since it was made from my own handspun. is to invoice for some work soon. I am told by the other half of the company that I may keep the loot for myself. All for me. Wheee! Now, I do have to pay off my overdraft – but I can’t help but think how nice it would be to have a Schacht Matchless… second hand, of course.

Whoops – cart before horse again! But a girl can dream.

Maybe I’d be better off buying an alpaca 🙂

Of course, I know that I’m just being softened up here. He’s working on my resistance to the idea of paid employment. I am to be sent to work, if at all possible, to pay off the mortgage and enable an earlier retirement. It’s a good job that I love ‘im, innit?  🙂

‘scuse me while I go log on to eBay and see how much a Schacht wheel goes for these days.

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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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