This year a few different strands of thinking collided and set me on an ambitious path: I shall buy no new clothes from mainstream high street retailers in 2011. No this doesn’t mean I’ll be draped head to toe in designer one-offs, but instead frequenting charity shops, well, frequently. So what were these strands of … More Vintage Challenge
We’re in the midst of redecorating so yesterdays Knitting Group was even more of a haven than usual. I did a stint of painting before and after so a couple of hours at the Storey Institute for the Lancaster Knit Cafe was the perfect break. On the way home I stopped by the newsagents … More Read it and give it a go?
Yesterday was our one fine day of this week. I was working on a report and the sun was streaming tantalisingly through the window onto the computer screen. So when Paolo asked if I was going out with him for the dogs’ early evening walk, that was it, no arm twisting needed. We are lucky … More One Fine Day
Yesterday a friend and I went on a long overdue visit to Beckside Yarns in Clapham. We’d been meaning to check it out for ages and in the end I gave her a virtual voucher for her birthday to expire by the end of February. So we decided to go yesterday as a joint birthday treat. What a … More Clapham to Ingleborough with yarn on the way