Category Archives: Personal

6 weeks to go…

I feel like I’m running out of time. While most of the major things are now done, there are still bits and bobs left to sort out. My dress still isn’t complete. My shawl’s not done, but I am on … Continue reading

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Purple is the colour of choice

The thing about deciding to make a lot of the things for one’s wedding means there isn’t much time to do other stuff. That’s okay though, I’m having fun. My dress is almost done. I had my mom and grandma … Continue reading

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Good mail days, ideas and plans

The last few weeks have been full of good mail days. The latest Knitscene arrived first, then came the Mason-Dixon knitting book (a bargain at just £6 including shipping), and then… yarn! That’s the yarn for my little nephew’s blanket, … Continue reading

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Channelling Yoda

I look ridiculous right now. There’s this thing I read about online called plopping. Basically it’s a way to dry curly hair so that the curls stay nice. So now I’ve got a T-shirt wrapped comically around my head, being … Continue reading

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Fun with technology

So this past week or so, I’ve been having fun with technology. And I mean that both sincerely and sarcastically. The sarcasm is to do with work, so I’ll just leave it at that. The actual fun with technology happened … Continue reading

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Mrs Lear’s Scarf

Here’s the second of my two patterns from Defarge Does Shakespeare: Mrs Lear’s Scarf. It has cabling and wrapped stitches, just like the mitts and sections of textured stitches in between the columns of cables. So if you’d rather make a … Continue reading

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It’s all about the food

The past few days I seem to have taken pictures of only my food. It all started off my lunch/snack on Saturday: Then came dinner. Baked mac’n’cheese (from scratch) that made my niece ask for the recipe: On Sunday, I … Continue reading

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Home home home!

Home again. Christmas is over. We went to O’s parents’ place for four nights. Already done two loads of laundry today. Need to get the cigarette smoke smell out. Also, their shower wasn’t working so washing my hair was no … Continue reading

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Feeling at home.

It snowed again today. A lot (relatively speaking of course). We ventured out to Lidl today to buy some food so that I don’t have to go out and buy lunch next week at work. We usually order online from … Continue reading

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Bits’n'bobs

Gosh it’s been awhile hasn’t it? Well, I’ve got a few bits of news to share. Numero uno: I have a job! I’m in Accounts at a major solicitors firm over here. It’s a temp job through an agency, but … Continue reading

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