Time gone, or still to come

I am quietly slogging away with the transcription of old journal entries, trying to wrangle them into a slightly more cohesive collection. This is serving its secondary purpose of burning through some ink, but it's also burning through paper and the sheets are becoming increasingly random as I unearth old books and pads to use…

Bonney blue-eyes

Now it's Wednesday and I have yet more knitting progress to show, despite the update at the beginning of the week. I've chosen to target my knitting (more on that later!), setting the Slope Rib sweater aside for a few days in order to concentrate on the Lace Panel Sweater. As I'd anticipated, I finished…

Technological sweet spots

I look back on the days of my Amiga computers with a fondness totally out of proportion with the capabilities or usefulness of the technology. We have come so far since then, with phones that are more powerful than our entire home computer set-ups; heck - watches that are more powerful than our entire home…

Old Bag

I know it's not the first time round the block for these photos on my blog - at least I'm sure I've previously used the one on the right and I can't believe I wouldn't have included the left-hand one at some point. Looking back, they are my favourite images of myself as a young…

How was your Friday morning routine?

Many of us are familiar with the slew of perfect morning routines that the social media are awash with, but they pale into insignificance beside the morning spent by "Man About Vogue" in Winter 1972. Does that bowl of overnight oats with chia seeds really seem cool compared to his Alpen cereal with milk (back…

A back and a bauble

Well, my knitting has progressed to the extent that I have finished the back of my sweater and I'm very pleased with how it is looking, although I'm still wondering what on earth I will wear undeneath it. Whatever I choose, it will need to look right as it will show not only at the…