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:



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

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In a pickle

In a pickle

Shops are now open to sell anything on their shelves and we are no longer restricted to purchasing whatever some government official has deemed to be “essential”. We popped out to The Shed yesterday as I needed some parcel tape to package up some things that I need to be posting off. We had to hunt, it wasn’t in the Stationery section, but we eventually found it in the DIY area. It’s not of greatContinue readingIn a pickle

December Reflections 1: Star

December Reflections 1: Star

Taking part in Susannah Conway’s series of December Reflections prompts. Mainly my responses will be in my other blog, Scattered Thoughts, but sometimes they will fit better here. On other days, such as today, we may fit in a post in both blogs. … Continue readingDecember Reflections 1: Star

Recent movements of the: Deux Escargots

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post by mail. who is this user Beth Loft 86390, France

October 29, 2020 at 12:12PM

It’s mass migration time! #livereportingfromtheroad #france #autumn2020 #thelockdowndash

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