Paying it forward

I’ve won a skein of sock yarn on Ravelry, for apparently helpful notes on my Lady Lismore project. See the yarn here (Rav users). I like to pay things forward so if you like the yarn and fancy a pair of socks or a sock yarn shawl/scarf, whatever, let me know and I’ll see what I can do. We can arbitrate on the pattern but it must be one that I want to make (or it may never be finished!)  If there is interest from more than one person, I’ll do a quick and dirty draw on it. You have until Sunday Midnight UTC to request.

There was a time when I was planning to offer out the Lady Lismore itself but, you know what, I like it far too much. It also  has two skeins of expensive American indy-dyed yarn in it so was pretty costly too. All things considered – I’m keeping it.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Here, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

Where do all these yawning gaps come from? Aha – this time I have the answer – I have been busy updating Scattered Thoughts! After a couple of very long posts, time and energy were lacking for coming here to write and as little else had happened other than a shopping delivery or two, it seemed unimportant.Also spending far too much time at Facebook, which I am trying to give up but it keeps onContinue readingHere, there, everywhere – and nowhere at all

The Cold Light of Day

The Cold Light of Day

Nell’s excessive drinking and urination have ramped up considerably. Hence I was outside at a little past 2 am this morning, by which time the car was already covered in a sparkling frost. On the 6 am toilet run, the world was looking fairly well white all over (as viewed through the window from my bed, that is). When we first came house-hunting around here there was snow on the ground (apparently a once inContinue readingThe Cold Light of Day

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

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