Sneak peek – more knitting

I’ve been really busy with work recently, so not as much crafting as I would like. Anyway, I’m starting to knit a scarf for my son, my own pattern.

Two more last minute cowls

I made two more Last Minute Cowls this week, one for me (the grey one) and the other for a friend of my daughter’s. I particularly like the colour combination I used for the one for S’s friend, it’s the most contrasting combination I’ve used yet and the two colours reminded me of white chocolate…

On the menu – roast squash and pepper soup & PB&J overnight oats

Friday Thanks to the recommendation of Carina from Carina’s Craft Blog, I checked out the new TV series Dirty Vegan (you can find it on iPlayer) and liked it so much I downloaded the Kindle version of the accompanying cookbook (also called Dirty Vegan). There are lots of dishes that I want to try but…

Party Panda

This was meant to be a Christmas present but it was a last minute craft and disaster struck even more last minute because when I washed off the Sulky Solvy on Christmas Eve, the black embroidery floss ran! Luckily though, a trip around the washing machine with a colour catcher and a scoop of stain…

December 2018 Books and My Books Of The Year

My December 2018 books were – Dracul by Dacre Stoker My rating: 5 of 5 stars Although it took me a little while to get into this, I absolutely loved Dracul, a prequel to Dracul written by JD Barker and Dacre Stoker, a descendant of Bram. It starts with the story of Bram’s childhood in…

December 2018 photos

At the beginning of the month I spent quite a bit of time in the Twickenham area, I know, I’m really selling the area with the above photo. With time to kill, on one of the days I was there, I went on the Three Rivers Walk (if you do this walk, don’t be fooled by…

On the menu – Christmas food

Sunday On the Sunday before Christmas I made lebkuchen from a recipe from Great British Bake Off’s Christmas book. I had remembered making lebkuchen last Christmas and absolutely loving them and I thought that I’d used this recipe, I only checked afterwards (🤦‍♀️) but the recipe I used last year was from a Lorraine Pascale…