Monthly Archives: August 2019

Wax print fabric from Amsterdam

We spent a few days over the bank holiday weekend in North Holland and Amsterdam, where it was unusually hot – as you can see from the blue sky in the photo above. We did a lot of touristy, cheesy … Continue reading

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Chunky hats

I’m still knitting hats in chunky acrylic. I’ve made four in all and, together with a dozen or so more knitted by others, they’ll be tombola prizes at a local beer festival. Similar woolly hats apparently proved popular last year … Continue reading

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Black leading a fireplace

The weather has been quite wet this week. Thankfully, we avoided the flooding that cut off villages and washed away roads and at least one bridge in dales to the north of here, and we haven’t been evacuated like the … Continue reading

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