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What do you think  – could a fat bird get away with it?

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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.

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

There and back again

We took Dusty for a walk after lunch, packing him in his backpack carrier until we were off the campsite. He had his jacket on and we attached him to a leash initially. We let him lead us and he took off from the reservoir road and into some waste land. It looked like a… Continue reading There and back again

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


  1. jenny
    October 27, 2008

    very pretty, what colour are you going to knit it in?

  2. October 28, 2008


    I think I’ll just lust after it for a while. It surely would look very strange on a figure as lumpy as mine.

    But I think a nice deep red. Not as deep as burgundy, more of a glowing red , don’t you?

  3. jenny
    October 28, 2008

    I think those wrap over styles are very forgiving, I’ll have to look on Rav to see if anyone has knitted it, it would look lovely in a deep Garnet shade

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