Bloomsbury, elephants and ice cream

Choice is a good thing, they say, and I agree. But then, they also say it’s possible to have too much of a good thing, and I think there are times when there might be something in this. Unless we’re talking about love, compassion, understanding… little things like that. Or ice cream. You can NEVER have too much ice cream, even in January, outside, when it’s raining. And who the heck are ‘they’, anyway? Continue reading

A crafty year!

Would you believe me if I told you that it has taken me an entire year to realise that I can make the photos in my posts bigger? Yes. Read it and weep uncontrollably, for it is sadly so. Worse, I have even reflected, from time to time, on what a shame it is that the photos are so small. In the words of the immortal Bart: doh! Continue reading

Crowing about crochet

Here’s the thing, then: I’m learning to crochet. I’d wanted to find out more ever since I saw a kit for a sweet crocheted sheep in the ever-glorious Fringe and then, as luck would have it, it turned out that Fringe were running a beginner’s crochet workshop in April. Splendid, I thought, and booked myself a place. Continue reading