Films

Tuesday 29th January 2019

The latest films I have been to see or have watched on Netflix or Prime. Stan and Ollie. Just go. It’s lovely, gentle, funny, touching, interesting and well acted.  The actors who play Laurel...

Film Review

Wednesday 16th January 2019

I watch a lot of films, and no, they are not all Hallmark, though I do love a big dose of schmaltz. Don’t you? I watch these mainly on Netflix and Prime, also BBC iplayer, but in 2019 I am also...

Newsletter Alert!

Wednesday 16th January 2019

My January Newsletter just went out, so if you think you ought to have seen it, check your spam folder and/or ask me to make sure you are on the list. If you want to go onto the list, please let me...

Art or Craft?

Tuesday 1st January 2019

We knitters are practical folk.  There is no virtue to us, really, in a random knitting project that will not have a practical purpose.  Our labours are aimed at producing A Thing that someone will...

Dear Diary: the Christmas edit

Friday 21st December 2018

Knit Camp week:  time, as always before a BIG THING that I have to do, assumes odd dual-personality and both slows down to snail-pace and also speeds up.  Note that hours drag, but days fly. Wish I...

Conversations With Lily: The Windsor Half Marathon

Friday 30th November 2018

5.50 am on the morning of the event.  Lily and I meet on the landing. Me:  morning. Lily: Me: Later, dressed and in the kitchen. Me:  porridge or banana or both? Lily: *elaborate urging noise* I...

Winter Trees Fairisle Throw Pattern – now available

Friday 9th November 2018

This is new!  Here is the...

Moebiuses Predicted in Totnes This Weekend!

Monday 29th October 2018

I have just heard that there are 2 places now available for my Moebius workshop at Stitchfest Totes, this Sunday, 4th November, 10 – 2.  Here is the link.  If you have never knitted one of these...

Somerset Woman Concludes Half Marathon Training And Still Has No Idea If She Can Complete Course!

Wednesday 26th September 2018

Snappy headline.  I missed my vocation as a sub-editor. I am going to suggest that you chip in a few quid for a very good cause.  This is where you donate.  Below, is just one story of why. So,...

A Gift for YOU at Gift Knitting Day!

Tuesday 25th September 2018

Gift Knits Day!  Anyone who is already booked onto, or who books onto this course in future will get a £5 voucher on arrival, entitling them to £5 off yarns bought on the day! You do not need to...