A black cat is lying on some papers on a table next to a laptop

Monthly Musing – November 2021 – Exam fever

If you’ve got children or grandchildren who are taking their GCSEs next summer, there’s a good chance that your house is a mock exam zone just like ours is right now. Not so small...

November round up – the leaf edition!

I may have got a bit carried away with photos of Autumn leaves once they started to change colour.  I realised that when I was looking through the last of the November photos that...

Dame Zandra Rhodes stands against a pink background that matches the colour of her hair. She is wearing a hand knitted wrap cardigan in shades of pink and blue.

Make a Statement – WYS x Zandra Rhodes collection

Earlier this year, I was chatting to my friends at West Yorkshire Spinners. “We’re really excited that we’re going to be working with an iconic designer this year,” they said.  “Would you like to...

A partly-knitted sock sits on a cream project bag next to a car gear stick.

“Why won’t this thing shut?!”

There has been a disaster on the Emergency Sock front. If you’ve been reading my posts through October (Blogtober) then you’ll have read about my Emergency Sock which is Basic 4ply Sock that lives...

A sign at RHS Harlow Carr against a stone building and a blue sky.

RHS Harlow Carr

It was a few weeks ago now (Blogtober Day 21, to be exact!) that I drove from Winwick across the moors to Skipton to pick up my lovely friend Lucy for a visit to...

Two beautiful white swans swim close to the canal bank.

A quiet week

It’s been a funny sort of week this week and quiet in a couple of different ways. Quiet certainly in that not so small daughter has gone back to school and both my husband...

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