Category Archives: Knitting

21.12.14. A handy escape from Christmas

The family shoot was a glorious occasion, the day bright, cold, crisp, and extremely windy which made for fast, high, and challenging birds………… the black tie dinner was a riot, lots of fun, laughter, and yes – booze (and good food). … Continue reading

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03.12.14. lovely show, lovely people

The show must go on! I write, of course about the Stitching and Knitting show in Harrogate. Four happy (despite the aching feet) very busy days. At home I spend most of my days here in my studio with only … Continue reading

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13.11.14 An old dog goes home, a visit from a daughter and grandson and the Harrogate show

We took our beloved dog Fable to the vets yesterday and didn’t bring her home, just a rather worn collar and a brand new lead (why did I buy a new lead for her? I just don’t know) This poem … Continue reading

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05.10.2014

A blog at last…………… I’m sorry for the long absence it’s not as if there has been nothing to write about. A vineyard in France, a book being published, workshops a plenty, and what was the other thing? Ah, yes………. Eva … Continue reading

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19.04.2014, Art exhibition day two, obsessive compulsive scarf collector and the beauty of a cabbage leaf

Sat 19th April Watercolour  exhibition,  day two The Somme, a hundred years on, and the birds sing and there is such a feeling of peace and contentment. It’s difficult to visualise the carnage that happened here………………..     My grandfather, … Continue reading

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06.04.14. A lovely week, new life and the Godzilla mouse!

  Busy, busy, busy week! Beginning with Mother’s day, a day in the year when having six children really pays off – thank you kids; but you know, without you guys, my life would not only be extremely dull (never … Continue reading

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16.03.14 We plough the fields and scatter, and a tree by any other name (would be just silly)

    We plough the fields and scatter, and thus begins another farming year, although in truth there is not real landmark between one farming year end and the next year beginning. Oil seed rape is in the ground at … Continue reading

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