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Olympic Sports

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

So here we are – after a long, hot and finally torrentially rainy drive home from Italy I’m now home in cool and wet Switzerland. Which is just fine by me. I have been stuck in front of the TV today watching Team GB being slightly less than sparkling…but hopefully things will improve, and whether they do or not, I shall thoroughly enjoy two weeks of blissful sport watching.

The main sports I’ve been indulging in today have been in the areas of sock knitting (Waving Lace Socks by Evelyn A Clarke in Madeline Tosh Sock in dried rose) and petal cutting out, ready for cracking on with my Soda pop quilt top tomorrow.

I’m now realizing that I really need a TV in my sewing room! (Which probably isn’t going to happen). I wonder if I could at least get Olympic commentary on the radio soI’d know when I need to run downstairs and watch something!!

Thank you to all of you who have left such kind comments over the past few days – it really does help to have so many lovely friends out there in blogland. I think now I’m home my the loss of my friend will start to sink in. It’s good that I’m going to be on my own for a lot of this week – because I know I need to grieve and grieve I shall….


7 Responses to “Olympic Sports”

  1. CarlaHR Says:

    Hello Helen, glad you made it back home safe and sound. Enjoy your time alone and indulge yourself in doing what you want to do when you want to.
    I was saddened to hear that your friend passed away while you were away and, yes you will grieve and miss her but the good memories of the times you spent together will remain.

  2. Gertie Pye Says:

    I think it is only a matter of time until speed sock knitting is added to the list of Olympic events. Love the colour of that wool!

  3. Leanne Says:

    Those are lovely contemplative projects. Take time for you, it is a slow process.

  4. Kathryn Says:

    I’m so sorry about your friend, and glad you have a peaceful week in which you will have time and space to grieve.

  5. Jan H Says:

    My thoughts are with you. It seems that time is the only answer. It never goes away, but with time, we able to function better. Tears come randomly so it’s good you are home where you feel safe to deal with your feelings. Hugs!

  6. Katy Says:

    Oh I couldn’t sew without a telly! I’m enjoying the beeb’s ‘pick your own sport’ option on the red button at the moment šŸ™‚

  7. diane stanley Says:

    I listen to audio books while I sew. No television in my sewing room yet. Fingers crossed.