Dec 8th, 2014

#KellsWritingChallenge Day 1 – Moving

Can’t get moving. That’s me, most of the time. Starting things takes this monumental effort. And nothing happens without a looming deadline. So it’s kind of handy that Kellie invited me to participate in her 10 day writing challenge, because I’ve been eying this much neglected blog for months and thinking it’d be nice to […]

Feb 28th, 2014

Mea culpa – tablet weaving pattern stuff up

I was contacted a couple of days ago by someone who was having trouble with one of my patterns, turned that was because the pattern was broken. Argh. Oh god. How many people have tried to use it? How many people are cursing me? Anyway, an updated version of the Birka pattern was uploaded on […]

Jan 5th, 2014

Baked beans for brunch

We had visitors coming for brunch this morning so obviously I decided to make something I’ve never made before without actually following any particular recipe. I’ve wanted to make baked beans for years but have never got around to it. I’m going to be doing it lots from now on, because these were really rather […]

Jan 2nd, 2014

Happy New Year – 2013 in review

I don’t approve of New Years resolutions, they’re silly things decided at an arbitrary time for dubious reasons and doomed to be forgotten completely 2 weeks later. So I don’t make them. Except when I do. And usually not on New Years Day. We might come back to that later. 2013 has not been a […]

Oct 12th, 2013

Tablet weaving pattern library update

I’ve edited the Pattern Library page and put a bunch of new patterns on there along with a PDF that contains all the patterns in the one file. Here, have a few pics of stuff I’ve been weaving lately:

Jul 27th, 2013

Poetry of the wee small hours

Insomnia – a poem Bedside lamp ticks, metal cowl cooling Slower, slower, tick…tick…silence The NAS grunks as a laptop backs up Good data protection habits erode sleep My husband snores and couplets form I reach for my phone. (Written at 2:30am)