This week started with me having grand plans of starting a new WIP. The yarn gods had other plans for me though! Two days later, I had unravelled every knot and was able to begin my planned project. This rainbow cotton yarn has been in my stash for almost two years and I finally found…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-24th April
We are in week 2 of the Easter holidays, so we’ve been ever so busy going places. On the days Mr C has been off, we have ventured quite far from home which allowed me to do some car knitting/crochet between navigating duties. I sort of lost the love for knitting and crochet last week-I…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-17th April
Whilst the builders are working on our house. we are trying to get the allotment in shape for the growing season. Our aim this year is to keep it very simple, as once the builders finish in about 4 weeks we take over and start decorating so our time for allotmenteering will be quite limited.…… Continue reading 2019 Allotment Plans
Our daughter turned 5 last week, and for that particular birthday we celebrate with a big party, where we invite all of the children we know inside and outside of school. For a party this size, a larger venue than our house is required (especially since the house is literally a building site!) so we…… Continue reading An Almost-Magical Party
There hasn’t been much to report lately, but I do have a new WIP and progress on an older one. Thanks to the clock change I now also stand a chance of taking photos in natural light in the evenings too, which almost makes up for the protests from my children about going to sleep…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-3rd April
It’s been a beautiful weekend weather-wise and our attention is beginning to turn towards the allotment. All winter, we’ve collected cardboard toilet rolls ready to use as pots that can go straight into the ground. If you’d like to know more, here’s a link to the post I wrote about them last year.
Despite the title, this post has nothing to do with our house extension, and everything to do with a post I wrote around a year ago about single use plastics. By chance, I came across some information about eco bricks, which are an increasingly popular way to deal with some types of plastic. Basically, an…… Continue reading Bricking it!