In the interests of adding to my notebook hoard, today I attended “An introduction to bookbinding” at leeds college of art with Nephew A( after much dropping of hints ), and spent several hours learning the basics of making hardbacks and paperback books, different types of folding and stitching paper together. It was a class of 9 […]
I started writing this on sunday, but didn’t hit the publish button, so we’ll keep the title. If i want to stick with the roman theme I only have Nones, Ides and Kalends to pick from, none of which it actually is today. I kept up with the haiku, every day. Some days are better […]
A week ago at work, I attended an optional course about using consistent, audience appropriate language for my work related written communications. It was a “webinar” type thing, looking at language, favourite words, and the tone and word choice used by different companies. ( this was optional – I wasn’t pulled up for starting all my emails […]
Not actual housekeeping. Heck no. That would involve pledge and dusters and the dyson, and too many flights of stairs. I’m not saying I shouldn’t tidy up, but I came to sit at my desk to start cleaning it, in order to move it closer to the radiator to keep my toes warm when at […]
2014 and i havent gotten any taller. That means I don’t have to grow up anytime soon as far as I’m comcerned. Nephews A & B are both taller than me now. Not that they make an effort to point it out on a regular basis, or casually mention t-shirts, banners, advertisements, just in case […]
Okay, so I might have taken up crochet again. A bit. I might have finished the epic pink blanket, and the stripey blanket, and half a dozen pairs of fingerless gloves and be halfway through the rest of the blankets and I keep bringing wool home, and theres a bit of a pile…..
“There are two seasons in Scotland : June and Winter” Billy Connolly Which pretty much holds true for the rest of the uk at the moment. And June was a bit hit and miss, even so. So what was I doing in june? Firstly… Not climbing this extremely tall pole on a freezing cold day. […]
Some funky shenanigans going on. (Thats what buying organic free range eggs gets you – surprised looking chickens if this lot is anything to go by) Parental units tried to tell me the taters were just chitting…..