Wow, it’s hot

The UK is sweltering. It’s lovely. We spent yesterday afternoon in a paddling pool. Well it felt like it. Little One stood unaided – yay! elder dressed as a cat. Other Half talked boats. And I just enjoyed being. I don’t often get the chance. The boys were brilliant. Our friends’ BBQ superb. Frankly, afterContinue reading “Wow, it’s hot”

Death to the sock monster!!!

First item to tackle is the laundry. I hate laundry. I have to embrace the beast though before He chews me up. I’ve done some research (ok surfing) and everyone says have a system. So here’s mine: one load everyday. Fold and put away previous load while current is washing. Iron once a week duringContinue reading “Death to the sock monster!!!”

In praise of knitting circles

Did I ever mention the knitting club I frequent? It’s wonderful. I went last night even though I was feeling shaky and I’m so glad I did. Lovely chat and lovely cake. Plus I FINISHED LITTLE ONE’s JACKET!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It’s taken a year but I cast off last night thank God! Just have to sew itContinue reading “In praise of knitting circles”

Peak – aboo

So, I said before that life is a series of peaks and troughs around here at present. Last post saw me pretty much in a trough. Today I am aiming for a peak so let’s have a chat about my embryonic new quilting project and what’s on the (very posh) circular needles at the moment.Continue reading “Peak – aboo”

What do you say?

A full on and funny 24 hours. Different lives meeting head on. I’ve met lots of people, some I have known for 15 yes but not seen since I got ill, some I’ve hardly spoken to but who know the shaky me. Weird. Neither comfortable. Both exhilarating. Can’t bear it when old friends look worried.Continue reading “What do you say?”