Blinking Lights

There are lights beginning to show at the end of the Blink tunnel. Eight repeats completed and the first skein is close to its end.

I shall need to crack on, as the yarn for my slippers arrived this morning and is beckoning to me. I need to go look for some suede or leather soles that I can stitch onto the knitted slipper, for longevity (and safety – we have a lot of hard flooring in this house.) Information on where such may be found would be gratefully received. Go on, talk to me, I know you are out there!

Recently, at the: Crooked House



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.

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

It’s always the same

Up and at ’em this morning. We planned to walk out to town via the blue route and return by the yellow. Blue route turned out to be a terrifying descent into the bottom of the valley, with no doubt a terrifying climb up into town thereafter. It was absolutely fabulous out there in the… Continue reading It’s always the same

Italian risotto kit, purchased in France and cooked and eaten in Spain with Spanish plonk. I love the EU! #wp #gastrovanners #gastrovanner #food #lunch #risotto #remain

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  1. SpinningGill
    September 26, 2008

    I have leather (!)

  2. September 29, 2008

    Gill – when I saw that comment out of context in my mail box I was entirely perplexed! Now I follow 🙂

    We shall talk…

  3. September 29, 2008

    Thank you, Michelle (and welcome to Woolgathering)

    Elann is available, though so far I have resisted all temptation – postage, import duties,and VAT all take their toll in International purchases and make Elann less of a bargain than I would wish it to be. I’ll bear it in mind, though.

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