Shetland Knitting

Fair Isle jumper from Shetland Museum Knitwear Collection. Shetland label at neck. Tex 1990 - 541. Over the past week, I have been looking at Shetland knitting after seeing some of the incredible items in one of my knitting magazines. I have done Fair Isle knitting in the past and do stranded knitting quite a... Continue Reading →

Book 2 – Troublemaker

A few years ago I watched a BBC documentary about Scientology and found the whole thing fascinating and a little jarring at the same time. So last year we discovered on Sky that Leah Remini had done a documentary series on Scientology after her leaving the church. I had only ever known her from "The... Continue Reading →

Book 1 – Frankenstein

First book of the year read. I decided to go for another classic as my first book of the year. I love classic literature and have read many, but I had never bothered with "Frankenstein; or, the Modern Day Prometheus", to give it the full title. I think it was due to the constant stream... Continue Reading →

6 weeks later…

I keep meaning to do a post, and then something comes up, and later I realise that I didn't do my post, and think I will do it now, but manage somehow to get myself sidetracked and BOOM! Forgot to post again. I do not know what is going on with me. So, forgive me... Continue Reading →

The Tim Gunn Effect

A few years ago I was listening to a podcast called SoulFeed with Shannon Algeo, I think it was the Easter holidays and I was helping a friend moving roofing felt, 30 tonnes of it to be exact. Whilst waiting for him as I was driving us to the yard I was listening to the... Continue Reading →

World Book Day…

So, for World Book Day I decided to go for Alan Bennett's latest (released today 7th March) The Shielding of Mrs Forbes. I love Alan Bennett, and find his humour very much like mine, dark! I first discovered him back in the '80s when he did Talking Heads. If you have never heard of them,... Continue Reading →

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