Monthly Archives: October 2010


Ever had one of those days where you find yourself seeing things in an entirely different light? It might be because you are waiting on news and are trying to distract yourself, or have been so bogged down in the … Continue reading

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Some Actual Yarny Tales

In the early days of October, just after the brief visit to Kent, we went to the Knitting and Stitching Show at the Ally Pally (Alexandra Palace). It was an impressive venue, with high glass ceilings and a magnificent rose … Continue reading

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Views Over London

Towards the end of summer, we took ourselves to Hampstead Heath to go blackberry picking. There were not too many blackberries left, enough for a delicious pie. I improvised the filling ingredients, combining icing sugar, a little melted butter, mixed … Continue reading

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Built by Gundulf

Last week I spent a few nights in Gillingham, Kent, as our hostel was overrun with school groups and the like. S and I stayed with one of my oldest friends in the Brompton Barracks. It’s not very dramatic or … Continue reading

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