Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results. As you know I have been knitting two Menet cardigans for gifts whilst re-working the pattern to give an option for long sleeves. Well I finally finished them a couple of days ago, gave them a wash and then waited for… Continue reading Menet v2
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever. Alfred Lord Tennyson My health has not been as good this week, I am not sure why, I've learnt to go with the flow over the last year; I don't like it, but have learnt to go… Continue reading A walk in the garden
I sit beside the fire and think Of all that I have seen Of meadow flowers and butterflies In summers that have been Of yellow leaves and gossamer In autumns that there were With morning mist and silver sun And wind upon my hair Part of a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien It has been a beautiful… Continue reading Autumn
or so I keep telling myself. Change is one of the certainties of life. Someone once said "There have been some minor changes and a little tweaking of the project" I'm pretty sure they weren't talking about knitting but still... if the cap fits. I started out with the intention of having this project more… Continue reading Change is good
We have some summer here. We've been waiting a while. The weather man on the local news said that it's been seven years since we had such a spell of hot weather here in Devon. Seven years. I don't know if he is right and I can't be bothered to look it up and check,… Continue reading Make Hay while the Sun Shines
Now, I know that I said that I would have the start of a new design to show you by this week - well I was wrong. I have been a little side tracked and just don't know where the time has gone, really, it feels that this week has only had three days, where… Continue reading Failing miserably
Starting off this week with this picture of one of my favourite plants.. This is a Wisteria that I planted some years ago. It was just a stick 12" (30cm) tall when I bought it. OH and his friend sat in the garden and laughed when I told them that they typically grow as high as… Continue reading This week..