It truly is the height of summer here in the east of England, temperatures soaring into the 30s (Celsius), and not knitting weather in the least, so it's lucky that I got my projects wrapped up last week and that my knitting activity for now is limited to browsing patterns. I spent an inordinate amount… Continue reading What a pen and ink
The Knitting Revisited When I was very young, my big sister and/or brother had a record I was fond of which included a version of Joni Mitchell's song "The Circle Game". I'm experiencing that carousel feeling of 'been here, done this' working on the second version of my Fairisle Tank Top. At least the ribbing… Continue reading Haven’t I seen you before?
The time has come to talk about my newest fountain pen, in all its glorious aquamarine splendour. This is the pen I narrowly avoided meeting when I visited The Writing Desk in Bury St Edmunds last summer and I was thrilled when it arrived in my gifts this Christmas. The Lamy Studio pens have a… Continue reading Delicious
It was always quite a stretch of the imagination to think I'd commit to following something like this for an entire month, and no surprise to me that I decided to drop it. Not that it was in any way a waste of time because it afforded me a pause in which to look at… Continue reading One book July drop-out!
As well as a quote this week, I'm going to share a song-list with you. The quote is hand-written and shown in my photo. The song-list is playing along with it:- 'Only The Lonely' sung by Glen Campbell 'Who Knows Where The Time Goes' sung by Judy Collins 'Crossroads' written and sung by Don McLean… Continue reading A song list
Welcome to the first blog post of 2019, how lovely to have you join me for some inky-matter chatter. To start, these are the pens I've got inked and the colours they are sporting. Somehow in the fun and games before Christmas, I lost track of which inks I was using and so I am… Continue reading Early 2019 inky matters
So, I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. I decided the time had come to re-ink my fountain pens and these are the four that have made it into the "regular rotation" for the coming weeks. The inks I have gone for are displayed on a page in my lovely general notebook from Mark +… Continue reading Autumn wardrobe… of inks!