Crucial repairs have been effected and I am now back up and running with full capability[1]. Hoorah for Mr L!


Just passing through with a note to this effect, as I must now knuckle down to a huge pile of work that has been waiting for my attention. I’d like to say that my down time has been occupied by knitting, but it hasn’t. Instead I have been puzzling with Mr L.

yarnyard1 While I am here, may I point you in the direction of The Yarn Yard? Natalie has been busy building a new shop and organising a new approach to her stock. It all looks wonderful, especially the Merino/Tencel braids (I want this one) and the Bonny sock yarn in the new “adventure” dyed style (love that green!) Please, go and take a preview peek – the shop will be open for purchases next week and Natalie is seeking feedback via her blog in the meantime.

I am also after Natalie’s new Ashford spinning tools – the mini niddy noddy for 24″ skeins, and the WPI gauge. I am less certain about the emollient product

I just wish that I had some money!


[1] Well, the pooter is – me, I am not so sure. Bloddy migraine again.

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In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

second test

post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash