(Despite suffering an case of Incipient Death, knitting made progress yesterday and I am well rewarded by some magical progress figures at Ravelry: Ingrid made 20% complete, and the So-called Scarf is at halfway, even the desk mitts got moving last night and are about to leave the second cuff behind and speed up considerably. More of same today. Plus more hot toddys. Oh, and fish chips and mushy peas. Not sure how I got myself into that one. The peas are soaking. I need to thaw the fillets and make the batter. The jury is out on the subject of real chips v oven chips as the potatoes that we are getting at the moment are bloody awful tasteless ones. Does it matter? I can’t taste anything anyway.)
Attack of The Phlegm
Recently, at the: Crooked House
We are home again, after a month-long trip away. A trip during which I completely failed to get my laptop out. It was good to come home. We were driving along, close to Le Dorat at the time, when I felt that “aren’t we fortunate to live in such a lovely part of France” feeling washing over me. I had a sudden urge to invite all my friends to come and stay and to shareContinue readingBare Naked
I am lagging on the Month in the Country prompts, and lagging badly at that. I have a list of prompts t be caught up on and I shall be working my way through them here, or at Scattered Thoughts depending on where the post most naturally sits. I have elected to tackle the prompts not in date order necessarily but to seize upon prompts that offer me space in which to write down the things that I am feeling the need to say. Even if I need to crowbar it in. The thing is, I am going to continue to be short of time and space in which to write and so a two-for-one is useful and I hope to do as many of those as I can. Seems like a plan? … Continue readingA Month in France: Nothing is Lost
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