Monthly Archives: June 2013

Planning the Body

The sleeves are complete to the armholes. I have not decided how I will connect them to the body of the jumper yet. I have plenty of time to think about it. The body will take a while to reach … Continue reading

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Parsley and Red Onion

I used the above ingredients to prepare an excellent meal a few nights ago. It was one of those end of the week meals where the few ingredients remaining in the fridge dictate the meal. Okay, the onion, garlic and … Continue reading

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The Last of the Raspberries

It is winter. I noticed the mushroom (toadstool?) at the base of the raspberry plants and decided to photograph it, just because it looked beautiful. Then I noticed the raspberries. I ate them. They didn’t disappoint, simply because the raspberries … Continue reading

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Hemingway and Mandarins

It is winter and the mandarins are here. Every winter, while the mandarins are at their best, I think of Hemingway in Paris eating mandarins and spitting the pips into the fire. I used to read “A Moveable Feast” annually. … Continue reading

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Some Fairisle Knitting

Last year I made a big effort to unclutter the house. This included going through craft supplies, and discarding those I knew I would never want to use, such as acrylic yarn and kits for ugly toys that I had … Continue reading

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The first post is hard.

I have several post ideas, but don’t want to have any of them be the first post. What if a single post somehow defines the whole blog, and I get stuck with a narrower focus than I want? This is … Continue reading

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