Lesson Sixteen: How to be 82 at 28

  Despite the lack of evidence to back up this theory; I like to think my tendency to behave like a Nanna is endearing. When I drive 20km below the speed limit, when… Continue reading

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner can carry about 250 passengers. This blog was viewed about 1,200 times… Continue reading

Christmassy Goodness: London II

Just a quick update before Christmas… been a busy bee this week making Christmas decorations and knitting…   I made this Advent Calendar using print-outs from the amazing Zugalerie Blog, I recommend you… Continue reading

Boozy Knitting and Lamp Porn: London I

  I’ve commenced on Project ‘Make-Shit-That-Other-People-Would-Buy’ this week. The London weather is making this much easier to manage, without my fingers sticking to the wool and the heat making me partial to the… Continue reading

Lesson Fifteen: If These Hearing Aides Could Talk…

We changed it up a bit this week and I went to see Grandma for lunch instead of dinner (I know, all you employed lads must be soooo jealous. Never mind that I’m… Continue reading

Lesson Fourteen: Trudge On.

Well it’s been a bit of a trying week… being unemployed is surprisingly not as glamourous as it sounds after a while, and when I began losing interest in crafty activities that pretty… Continue reading

A Vesty Update

Just a quick update on all things Vest: she is coming along nicely so far. What you see here is a product of completely independent pattern-reading and knitting… I haven’t consulted Grandma yet,… Continue reading

Lesson Thirteen: It’s not lazy if it’s crafty.

So with studies finally finished with (hoorah!), there’s no excuses for lack of posts. Shifting from ‘student’ status to ‘unemployed’ means you need to make extra effort to avoid stereotypes… so I think… Continue reading

Lesson Twelve: Olympics in the Modern Age.

The last couple of weeks visiting Grandma has been awash with Olympics talk. Not really from my side; I like a bit of the Gymnastics and Synchronised Diving just for the sheer freakishness… Continue reading

Lesson Twelve: Knitting in the Hood.

I walked into Grandma’s house this week to a big cuddle and the usual apology about tonight’s dinner, in advance. When I told Grandma that she tells me the dinner is going to… Continue reading