It's been many months since I last wrote about any knitting or crochet projects. This is not through idleness, however. On the contrary, I have been beavering away on a most enjoyable commission project, thanks to my dear friend Julie. Last May, Julie was giving me a lift to London's Gatwick airport and we chatted … Continue reading Julie’s Blanket: a crochet adventure
On 13 June 2018, I embarked somewhat rashly, or so it seemed at the time, on an art project that would last 100 consecutive days. I committed myself to producing and publishing a piece of digital art each day. Writing about it at that time, I wondered whether I would be able to complete the … Continue reading 100 Days of Creativity: it’s a wrap!
We've had a marvellous summer. Yes, coping with the very hot weather was a bit of a challenge. But that in no way diminished our enjoyment of all the riches and treasures on offer in Edinburgh during the main festival month of August. There's no better place to be. Now that we are settling … Continue reading Autumn Reflections on Summer High Jinks: Part One
Tonight marks the 25th anniversary of my very first date with Hub. A misunderstanding about the meeting up arrangements on the night meant that we almost did not get together. Thank goodness, though, it was all ok in the end, and here we are... We had agreed that we would meet at a particular London … Continue reading You Never Know – Until You Do: the story of our very first date…
Regular readers of this blog will know that I have recently been sharing accounts of my and Hub's trip to Paris a few weeks ago. In the first of this series, I mentioned our visit to the Military War Cemetery in Étaples, promising a further post by Hub himself... I have had to give … Continue reading “A journey of discovery” – our moving and memorable visit to the Étaples Military Cemetery
Back in April, I wrote about how my sister was coping with the sudden onset of alopecia. At that time, we thought she had alopecia areata. Since then, she has experienced total body hair loss - alopecia universalis. But Rach being Rach, she continues to have a marvellous 'it is what it is' outlook on … Continue reading It’s Still The Inside That Counts