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Archive for August, 2010

Gently knitting

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

This afternoon I should finally finish my second Knitting Pure and Simple wraparound cardigan. It just needs one more tie and then I’m done. Once I’m through and there is someone around to take a photo I’ll show you what it looks like in the flesh (so to speak!). The yarn is by Manos del […]

Back on track…or thereabouts

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

The tumult of yesterday has blown over. I managed to have a gin and tonic, a bath and an early night, so woke early with a new perspective on life – thankfully! Today the rain has stopped, so I put on a dress and went to church, after which I met my husband (the non […]

The hardest job in the world

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

Do you ever have those days when you just don’t seem to get anything done? There are a ton of things I could do, but nothing has a deadline of tomorrow and I’m in one of those moods where it just isn’t happening. Not at all. I’m all over the place, totally aimless and achieving […]

The dog days of summer….

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Summer is drawing to a close. School is back and the mornings are darker. The first leaves are falling from the Rowan tree in front of our house. Each hot day is treated as a surprise and appreciated like gold dust….maybe it is the last one … This year we are all feeling a little […]

Whirligig is done…it’s definite

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

I feel as though I’ve been writing about my Whirligig quilt for months. Well today, in between taking my daughter to start in a new class at school, washing the floors and visiting an old friend and her very new baby, I managed to finish the binding. And that means that it is really truly […]