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Archive for February, 2013

The view from my window

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

It’s a good one! Helen

Utterly hopeless

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

I hereby present the sum total of my creative efforts this week… …the toe of one sock… (But at least I got that far without running out of yarn!). To be fair, these are great socks. The yarn is perfect,it’s Kells Sport Merino courtesy of the Three Irish Girls and is unforgettably named ‘If it […]

Time on my hands

Monday, February 11th, 2013

I’ve juggled my schedule a little this week, so ended up having today off…that’s my 4th day at home in a row. I’ve been sock knitting, watching the Swiss do a little better than of late in the Ski World Cup and dealing with mountains of laundry and mending. The girls are home for ski […]

A walk in the snow

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Today is one of those fabulous bright, clear, cold, snowy winter days that we experience far too seldom in the Zürcher Oberland, where it’s habitually grey and foggy in the winter. Despite the cold it was too good an opportunity to miss. So camera in hand, husband and I headed out into the farmland that […]

First Finish of 2013

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

I had a bit of a nose to the grindstone day yesterday. I was so determined to get the Siblings Together quilt finished that after a frankly quite horrible run in a blizzard and thick snow yesterday morning I put the radio on and basted and quilted like a mad woman. I finally got the […]