I don’t think I shall be needing to block the Noro Hat at all. It got thoroughly blocked last night in situ when Mr L wore the hat in the rain. It kept his head beautifully warm while we walked Nell tot he post box. He is very pleased with his hat – which means that I can’t now claim it for my own. I must knit another.

Mr L also christened his Pine Cone Scarf last night… at last.

No. It wasn’t that cold. Or that windy. Or that wet. Let’s just call him a wuss, shall we? 🙂

I had another go at my Firestarter socks last night. And I ripped them out again. That’s the, er, umpteenth time (at least six). I will not give in. These socks will be made. I joined a KAL.

Today: laundry, magicking dinner out of an empty pantry, reading Rabbi Lionel Blue’s autobiography, knitting some socks, and slumping. It’s a  very grey day today. As grey as a very gray thing. Perfect for a store cupboard chilli non carne, in fact. I’m off to soak my beans.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

Determinedly Cheering Myself Up

Week five of lockdown v2.0 begins today. We have new rules, slightly more relaxed but with the addition of a nightly curfew (from 15th December.) Does that then make this Lockdown v2.1? I think that it probably does! … Continue readingDeterminedly Cheering Myself Up

Feeling a bit seedy

Feeling a bit seedy

Nell and I went for a walk this morning. It was a gorgeous day but we ended up by not going very far. The Crooked Man had gone out and I was expecting a parcel delivery. Plus, I was finding it hard going. Not feeling on top of my game right now. Possibly a touch of “Keto Flu”? I’d like to think so, but honestly haven’t been working hard enough at it to have gotContinue readingFeeling a bit seedy

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

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

October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM

An interesting morning. Up and at ’em we went to IntermarchĂ© to fuel up and to buy some food for when we arrive home. They were queuing outside the door for what appeared to be controlled entry. There were queues for fuel too. “We’re not that desperate” we said and set off for home. It… Continue reading October 29, 2020 at 10:24AM