Fo: Not so Flashy

The ugly bloke socks are an FO. Just a basic plain sock in Regia sock yarn from a cheap job lot I bought from Astrid’s Dutch Obsessions. Nothing much to say about them. Let’s move on and work on something more exciting.

Not so Flashy
Not so Flashy

Named “Not so Flashy” for the flashes of colour in the yarn – the violet and cobalt on black reminded me very much of a portion of the Eighties which I would far rather forget. Can you see these socks with a mullet on top? I can! Sleeves pushed up…. Wham! playing in the background… *shudder*

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 Intermarché 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


  1. Fenny
    July 13, 2009

    I really like them! But then, I like Wham! 🙂

    • July 13, 2009

      There’s just no hope, is there?

      BTW – have a great day tomorrow . I was going to send cake (gingerbread) but the sad events of the weekend kind of took over. Have a virtual cake instead?

      • Fenny
        July 14, 2009

        Sad events indeed. I remember her as a tiny little thing when you first had her. *hugs* to you all.

        We had cake at the weekend and I’m sure there will be more during the week.

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