Monthly Archive: June 2015

Five on Friday – Friday roundup

One of the things about being in the habit of blogging is that you take photographs a lot of the time.  Sometimes I will take a picture because I specifically want to remember something,...

University open days

This week, big daughter and I have been visiting universities.  It’s exciting and a little bit sad at the same time as I know that when she goes next year, that’s the first of...

Snow in June!

It’s not been the warmest June that we’ve ever had, and today I am dressed for the weather … in this place! This is the Chill Factor e, the UK’s longest indoor real-snow slope....

Beginner sock knitting: Sockalong successes

Ever since I’ve been knitting socks, the reaction from people who’ve seen them has generally been “Why would you want to knit them when you can buy them?” or “Wow, I wish I could...

Here comes the sun

We bought a new garden table and chairs last weekend.  Our old wooden ones, having lasted for the best part of ten years, finally gave up the ghost over the winter and aren’t fit...

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