We’ll go no more a roving

Today I was planning on sharing with you some sumptuous roving that arrived in the post. Sadly, my photographic skills went missing and I did the fibre no justice at all. I shall attempt the feat again tomorrow.

My singles are off the wheel. There would normally be rejoicing at this point but it is clear that Something Has Gone Horribly Wrong. Either I made a total pig’s ear of splitting the roving., or else I totally lost concentration and spun ¾ of the fibre onto the first bobbin.

Ah well, tomorrow we ply.

So, what can I show you?  Here’s an image from Tuesday’s trip to town:

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Detail from the memorial to Capt Fresson, outside the entrance to Kirkwall Air Terminal. A lovely wee thing.

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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

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