July 2019 books

The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook: a history of the Renaissance mathematics that birthed imaginary numbers, probability, and the new physics of the universe by Michael Brooks My rating: 3 of 5 stars This was a rather interesting book, The Quantum Astrologer’s Handbook looks at the life of Jerome Cardano, a sixteenth century mathematician and physician, credited…

July 2019 photos

Southbank. Soho. I had two trips to Tate Modern this month, the first trip. Home. The second Tate Modern trip, where we saw the absolutely excellent Olafur Eliasson exhibition, one of the best exhibitions I’ve been to in ages, it’s a lot of fun. An actual cloud!

On the menu – Courgette Rolls and Potatoes Arrabbiata

Friday These were (you can just about see them), courgette rolls from the Vegan One Pound Meals book. They were quite nice, if a little bland. For something that looks quite posh, these were ridiculously quick to put together and really light for a hot summer day. Monday This is Potatoes Arrabbiata, also from the…

Sneak peek – more horse

I’m not getting much craft time at the moment but I’m enjoying seeing the horse forming, when I can. I’m also enjoying looking back at earlier weeks photos, to see how far I am progressing.

June 2019 photos

This one is slightly cheaty, as it was taken in May but after I’d posted my May 2019 photos, it’s the view down an extremely steep path up Box Hill in the Surrey Hills. More Richmond Park loveliness. St. Paul’s churchyard. The name escapes me for the moment but these are gardens planted in an…

June 2019 Books

All That’s Dead by Stuart MacBride My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another excellent Logan McRae book, in this one Logan has just returned from the sick and is back at Professional Standards. He’s asked to keep an eye on DI King, who is about to be outed by the press for being an Alt-Nat,…

Punch Needle

I’ve been intrigued by punch needling for a while but it was Arounna Khounnoraj’s new book, Punch Needle that sold me, just that cushion on the front cover, *swoon*. It has lots of nice things inside too, this is one of those craft books where if I saw any one of the projects on sale…