Tag: baby

January 14, 2009 /

Three finished objects in one post!

“It seems like forever since I began the Baby Surprise Jacket. I had just heard that a friend and former colleague and his wife were to have a baby. Baby was due December 16th, but I couldn’t resist casting on immediately. I got most of the jacket done in a day, knitted a bit more the day after… then it languished – for reasons I am now uncertain about.

The project took a kick in the pants when N e-mailed me this week …”

January 14, 2009 / Living

“One of the things that I love about living by the sea is the way that the view is a new one every day. The tide comes and goes, and the birds and seals come and go with the state of the tide too. The colour of the sea is ever-changing under the volatile sky, and it’s very nature changes with the phase of the moon and the force and direction of the wind. All weekend we had a dark and stormy sea, with large waves and spray breaking over the road and into the garden. Today is as calm and still as it ever could be. It’s cold today – frosty in fact – and sunny. I had a splendid cycle ride to spinning…”