When I have time to play, I don’t only make little things. Sometimes I sew. These are some pieces I have finished recently. I’m very good at choosing what to sew, and I love the process of the doing of it….but it appears I tend to forget to finish off, press and mount the pieces.… Continue reading
Today started with a long walk; we were due on a train from Big City to slightly less Big City at 9.30, and walking across Big City is much nicer than trying to take the transport system at that time in the morning. So off we set, with me pulling a case. Pulling the case… Continue reading Trying to keep up
We’re going to see “Bat Out of Hell; the Musical” in a few days (or as my new phone’s predictive texting calls it Bat Out of Help.! How do I switch off predictive texting….?) This is one of my all time favourite albums – I sat up in bed in middle of the night when… Continue reading A new ambition…
I’ve just got my latest essay back, and it would be fair to say that I am disappointed with the mark. (as, it appears from the comments, is the marker….”this is elegantly written, but unfortunately I must give it a low mark”…) I have managed to write a history essay rather than a literary one,… Continue reading On reading the question….
I know it’s been quiet here for a day or two – but it isn’t that I am not being thankful! I had two days off last week, and I managed not to turn the computer on. This is a big thing. This means I went two days without dealing with email. This is a… Continue reading More thanks…
I wear skirts a lot, and so shoes that look good with skirts are helpful I have dodgy knees and so shoes that are flat are helpful. I walk a lot and so shoes that are comfortable are helpful. Shoe designers appear to hate women (or at least, the normal shape of women’s feet) and… Continue reading A Twofer….
More teeny-tiny things today – and the discovery that I have put the sides of the house on back to front! A complicated story to do with reading the instructions too fast, or not accurately, or something like that….. I managed to put the house together so that there is a gap at the back… Continue reading In which we learn that not being perfect is ok….