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Archive for April, 2010

And then everything fell apart….

Saturday, April 10th, 2010

Hello – I’m back!! What a week – a three day migraine and then a dead computer. My trusty Dell overheated one time too many and gave up the ghost, which is why there have been no posts from me for the last few days. As from lunchtime today I’m now all set up with […]

Progress on all fronts

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

After my exertions yesterday I ended up feeling lousy with a migraine. I don’t know what it is with me and long runs…I feel as right as rain while I’m out running but seem to end up with an awful headache afterwards more often than not, despite gallons of isotonic drinks and protein bars before […]

A perfect morning.

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

I woke up this morning to the most perfect spring morning. It took no willpower whatsoever to put on my running kit and head down to the lake with Andrea. The sky was a clear blue, the temperature crisp and perfect for running and no-one was in sight.  We set off running anti-clockwise, heading for […]

Happy Foot!

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Despite the chaos of the Easter weekend, I finally managed to finish the first of the sleepy hollow socks using  Merino 100 from Oceanwind Knits (the pattern is from Oceanwind too). I am so proud of it! Certainly the trickiest sock I’ve ever knitted – but it’s gorgeous and I love it! I’m sure it […]

Snowstorm meditation

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

After one glorious day the weather has closed in – and six of us (including three very rumbunctious children and a cat who is being forced to wear an Easter pink ribbon) are stuck in a small flat with a snowstorm all around. No going out today I fear, and precious little space or quiet […]