O, the WIP of Woe

I almost missed WIP Wednesday. Busy making spinning “cake”, and feeling sorry for myself. A happy juxtaposition — as there is nothing like a good slice of unecessary carbohydrate to cheer up dismal spirits (so long as one pays no attention to the ever expanding hipline, that is)

Calories-a-go-go

Feast your eyes on that for a while – because I have absolutely no intention of showing you my disastrous WIP. Yes, the Cecchetti has gone flopbot — as I struggle with the yarnover short rows for the sleeve cap.

I’m not sure what to do about this mess. Just leave me be for a while – I need to mourn for the beautiful sweater that never was (and drink beer.)

Recently, at the: Crooked House

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.

It has been bugging me

It has been bugging me

Come for a nature walk in the French countryside with me and Nell – I apologise for the image-intensive post. … Continue readingIt has been bugging me

Recent movements of the: Two Snails

On yer bike!

On yer bike!

We have invested in a pair of folding bikes that can be carried in nessa’s luggage space.… Continue reading On yer bike!

Van Nessa : Her Leak

Van Nessa : Her Leak

Home from Melle, we set about cleaning the van in preparation for going out again. At the moment we are hoping to go out for at least one night every week in continuing efforts to break the cats in (or down!) Mr Snail was cleaning the bathroom. Although we haven’t used the shower we had… Continue reading Van Nessa : Her Leak