(Old) Green of the Day 08/03/09

There is absolutely no possibility of fresh greens today, not even with my roast pork dinner. So here’s another old one to be going on with, while I put in another day’s graft on this publication. I am hoping that normal service will be resumed some time early in the coming week.

Today's two-forone. A nice bright fresh green and some Wintry snowdrops
Today's two-for one. A nice bright fresh green and some Wintry snowdrops

In knitty news: Alpine Butternut Scarf 60% complete as I finished the third ball in bed last night with Mr L, Nell, Johnnie Walker, and a fiendishly difficult crossword; the Malabrigo dark green “Vaa” was cast on into a cowl yesterday evening. I have three rows done and think I might have to frog it and get a shorter circular needle. F0r now, let’s call it “pattern testing” rather than a full-on project.

Absolutely desperate to dive into the new book and make a shawl! or a Fichu, perhaps. It’s a very inspiring book. Will do a full review later.

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A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

A Month in France: Nothing is Lost

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

Oh, deer

Oh, deer

Nell and I had a lovely walk this morning. The weather has cooled considerably and there was a very pleasant breeze. We both made better time than of late. … Continue readingOh, deer

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