I love my food and I love growing vegetables. I grew up in the country and worked on farms, and I had a career in the agriculture industry, or to be more exact, everything from the ground to the mouth. But never have I been able to grow a pumpkin like this bad boy. This was at our local Booths which is a Northern supermarket that only sources local produce and is… Read More
Today Lilu would have been 17 years old. We always took her to McDonalds for a cheeseburger (no onions of course) to celebrate, that and a lot of treats and toys. As my readers know, we lost Lilu just over a month ago. However, we decided to carry on with tradition and went to McDonalds, bought 2 cheeseburgers with no onions, one for Harper and the other as a symbol for Lilu. … Read More
With that, I have started buying my Christmas presents. I have bought quite a lot, and have wrapped them already. I am only buying for M, Harper, Mum and her hubby and my niece and nephew. My siblings and I decided on my suggestion that we do not buy for each other. I decided to WhatsApp chat with them all to suggest this as each year we buy each other gift cards. A… Read More
I cannot believe it is Friday already, the week seems to have flown by, and I feel I have abandoned you all by my lack of updates. My sweater is coming on well and I have nearly finished the back, but due to the instructions, I have had to have moments of contemplation to make sure I am doing it right, especially when it says to knit till 80cm, then talks of… Read More
As you will know, Lilu passed away on 27th September. Even though it is just under 4 weeks since her passing, it is still quite raw. M and I were looking at photos and videos of her the other day, both smiling and remembering the good times we had with her, and that she was such a happy little lady. Each week gets a little bit easier, but there is always a… Read More
Thanks to lovely K at Nothing But Knit for finding The Great American Aran Afghan for me. I have just bought it and downloaded it, and cannot wait to get started, as we knitters do. However, I will finish my Admirals Knot Sweater before starting this project. All I can hear in my head are the words of Anna Madrigal “You always get what you want, you’re a lot like me.”
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