Royals and caravans. Not together.

Sunday 29th April 2012

*in reading the following you accept that I don’t hate the Royal family, I agree that the Queen is amazing for her age and I don’t think (unlike Millington) that ‘she (her...

Knit ‘Shimmer’ with me at Spin-a-Yarn, Thursday 10 May

Thursday 26th April 2012

Alison cordially invites you to come and knit this with her at Spin-a-Yarn in Bovey Tracey, Devon: This is the beautiful Shimmer Stole from my Lacy Knits book.  It’s a very chic and fairly...

The strangeness of kindness

Monday 23rd April 2012

Before you lose the will to live in my relentless blogging about caving I just want to say, this is a brief observation-post. 1) you know how much knitters like cake?  Well, I have found a new...

Knitting packing dilema

Friday 20th April 2012

I hardly dare say this but I’m going caving again tomorrow.  Oh, calm down, I’m not going to go on about the caving again.  No, that will be a little treat for you to look forward to...

A cave too far, perhaps

Tuesday 17th April 2012

If, like my extended circle of friends and some family members, it bores you rigid to hear me waffle on about caves, wait until I post something different, something interesting, maybe about...

Wallowing

Thursday 12th April 2012

Recently I have been watching quite a few old films, on my PC, as I knit.  I don’t find it easy to sit and watch television because I just get bored, and I fidget in the cinema and/or get a...

Flannels of shame

Friday 6th April 2012

You know when I recently shared my hoarding of things like Tuc biscuits and Fairy Liquid? Well I forgot to tell you about my main collecting obsession:  flannels.  Above is part of the...

Resolutions: not too late, is it?

Monday 2nd April 2012

I have a strong urge to make a new year’s resolution, I’m going to call it a Spring Resolution.  It’s this:  I want to stop using global companies to the detriment of local...

Panic hits Somerset

Sunday 1st April 2012

Rumours of an imminent shortage of AC-S knitting kits have sparked a flood of panic-fuelled kit sales, as concerned knitters rush to stock up.  A Government spokesman said:  ‘in the event of...