Knitting

Progress and defeat

Today for me is about learning to acknowledge progress where it's being made, and accepting defeat where progress isn't possible. As you can see, my Rise of the Jellyfish sock has seen some work over the weekend. With the heel turned and the gusset decreases worked, I'm now enjoying the saunter down towards the toe… Continue reading Progress and defeat

Writing

Now it’s home

Through the past four months, learning my new job, packing up my belongings, settling into my new home, making a million adjustments, I have had two firm pictures in my mind. The first, courtesy of my lovely sister, was the picture of the changes accomplished and me putting up my Christmas tree. I did this… Continue reading Now it’s home

Etsy · Fashion · Knitting · Writing

Landscapes, wheatfields

Last Saturday was my second trip to the Castle Writers' group at Norwich Castle Museum and this time we covered the topic of landscape and how the setting can act like another character within your writing. This is a concept that I will have to work on because logic dictates that the landscape needs people… Continue reading Landscapes, wheatfields

blakes 7 · Stationery · Uncategorized

Dreary days, December desks

After a fine run of warm, sunny autumn days, it seems we have turned a corner and yesterday was dark and dank without respite. A day for hunkering down with steaming mugs of tea, for switching on the lamp to provide a pool of light on the desk, for typing and typing (trying to improve… Continue reading Dreary days, December desks