Tag Archives: Winter evenings

What’s on the needles? an update

I am making the most of the winning combination of at last having plenty of time on my hands and many rainy days, and I’m enjoying lots of  crochet and knitting. First off, that new blanket.  I finished the last … Continue reading

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Crochet update

It’s been a while since I wrote an update on how the latest blanket adventure is going.  Which is no reflection on how it’s going, because it’s going really really well.  I am loving this current challenge, it’s turned out … Continue reading

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Haven’t you grown!

“Haven’t you grown chucheleh!”, usually accompanied by an uncomfortable squeeze of a cheek (mine).  This was the normal greeting we had as children when meeting one of our collection of great aunts.  We cousins called it The Aunts’ Revenge.  It … Continue reading

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Crochet kit

I like to keep things neat tidy.  Sometimes I even manage it.  And so far I have with my crochet. The ripple blanket has lots of different colours in it (15 to be precise), and I’m following Lucy’s recipe for … Continue reading

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Relaxing at the weekend

What a lovely mix of life-enhancing moments – the perfect antidote to a week full of hard work, minor illness, and demanding responsibilities. A walk to a high place with a view, a bench, a flask and a (home baked) … Continue reading

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A murmuration of swallows

What a beautiful word.  And what a beautiful sight.  Earlier this week, on a clear crisp winter day, we went to an RSPB nature reserve in nearby Somerset (Ham Wall) to see a winter phenomenon we’d heard about but never … Continue reading

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