Today was the annual Craft Fair. I sold some more knitting – not without a pang, since it was made from my own handspun. is to invoice for some work soon. I am told by the other half of the company that I may keep the loot for myself. All for me. Wheee! Now, I do have to pay off my overdraft – but I can’t help but think how nice it would be to have a Schacht Matchless… second hand, of course.

Whoops – cart before horse again! But a girl can dream.

Maybe I’d be better off buying an alpaca 🙂

Of course, I know that I’m just being softened up here. He’s working on my resistance to the idea of paid employment. I am to be sent to work, if at all possible, to pay off the mortgage and enable an earlier retirement. It’s a good job that I love ‘im, innit?  🙂

‘scuse me while I go log on to eBay and see how much a Schacht wheel goes for these days.

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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