I blame the woolvalanche

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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…..

Deck the halls, and suchlike

Yuletide approacheth. Its less than 30 days to xmas and I have made no preparations whatsoever. No tree, no tinsel, no cake ( wait, I’ve asked sarah about the cake ), no shopping done, zip,nada,nilch,nothing.Its awesome.Why?Because its still NOVEMBER. And yes, okay, it seems that august is the month to start all the preparation, but seriously?

Must review TopGear Aquacar challenges

Ok, Monday the 17th was a bit wet, if one thinks about the deluge that ensued. It was a bit like driving through a vertical river, until we hit the M9, at which point it was like driving several feet under the surface of a river. It wasn’t so much standing water on the motorway as it was gushing and flowing. I’m pretty sure there were ducks in the hard shoulder ! Watching articulated lorries aquaplane is not the worlds most comforting activity. Unless you have an adamantium rollcage in your car ( ** not an optional extra in a FordFiesta ) and/or you are James Bond ( I’m not ) We did set off to have a bit of a mooch about, take in the odd farm shop, do some local touristy things. GrangeMouth is not one of them. It’s a hidoues unscreen blot on the landscape. these things … Continue reading

Wake me up when…

(preferred month) ends, to paraphrase nothing in particular.
I could sleep till then, given opportunity. The topomax that .i’m taking for the migraines have the effect of making me feel like I’ve just had a migraine. Only instead of feelin wishy-washy tired and gritty eyed for a day or so.. it’s permanent.
Right now I’m not seeing any reduction in frequency and I never feel better. I’d rather have the infrequent brain foozles, sleep it off and recover, than to perambulate along semi-comatose with one hemisphere of my brain on permanent downtime. I happen to like my synapses firing.
Roll on neurologist! He said there were other options! Lets go for it.

Also, for the record, nerve function tests are nasty!

” We’re just going to electrocute each finger, see how your nerves work”

Sounds more pleasant than it actually is. And I know it sounds ghastly. Its rathe like continually smacking your funny bone, only in each finger, for about twenty minutes.
I’m hoping they’ll suggest robot arms instead of the rubbish ones I have.