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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 Shetland Knitting

Books

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 Book 1 – Frankenstein

Books

Reading Challenge – Complete

At the beginning of the year, I decided my Goodreads challenge would be 30 books. Now for those who really know me, know that I usually have about 10 to 15 books on the go at one time, and flit between them. I need constant stimulation when reading and if I find that the book… Continue reading Reading Challenge – Complete

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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 6 weeks later…

Books

Reading Challenge – April Update

19 books read so far, and now 10 books ahead of schedule in 17 weeks. Happy about the result so far. April's books were... This book is not for the faint hearted at all. I found the whole thing quite disturbing that human beings can be so cruel. Do not get me wrong, it was… Continue reading Reading Challenge – April Update

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Reading Challenge – March Update

Well, I have managed 14 books in 13 weeks, 7 ahead of schedule and only 16 to go to complete the challenge. At this rate, I should have read about 55 by the end of the year. This month's books were: What do you do when the doctor says you could die at any moment?… Continue reading Reading Challenge – March Update

Books

Reading Challenge – Feb Update…

Since my last post of the books I had read so far, I have managed to finish another three in February, now a total of 9 read from my 30 challenge and am 4 ahead of schedule. It will be interesting to see what I finally finish with. This is the last three in February.… Continue reading Reading Challenge – Feb Update…

Books, General

Reading Challenge – Feb

As you will know, and if you don't, take yourself off to a darkened room and a laptop and read my blog, god-damn-it. Only kidding! I set myself a challenge of 30 books to read this year, so far I have managed 6 and I am part way through far too many to mention, but… Continue reading Reading Challenge – Feb