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A Right Knit-Wit

  Do grandmas still knit sweaters and such for their grandchildren ? Well, this one does …………………. (This will be a sweater for my new grandson, Samuel…… though its taking a while because of my damned carpal tunnel syndrome.)   

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Skidby Village Charities and Craft Fair ………. Saturday 10th October 2015

Today I have been here !  This is an annual event and is very popular in the area. The morning dawned bright and sunny and cars and vans pulled up outside the hall, disgorging a plethora of vendors, all eager … Continue reading

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A Very Busy Time …… Day 77 of 100

Today sees the start of a very busy few days. There are only 10 more days before my daughter’s wedding and I have more to do than I can bear to think about.  On Sunday I travel to St Helen’s, … Continue reading

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Squared ………..Day 69 of 100

You may remember that I wrote about some knitted squares a little while ago ? The intention was to knit lots of different ones, in various colours and patterns  and then sew them together to make a sort of throw/blanket. … Continue reading

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Acts of Kindness and of Foolishness ……………….. Day 30 of 100

The photo is of my dear great-grandmother Annie Louisa Becker.  This was taken in 1944, but even when she died, aged 98, she still looked the same ……. at least that’s how she seemed to me. She was a lovely, … Continue reading

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Squares ………. Day 19 of 100

I find I am practically unable to  ‘just sit’ and watch TV. In fact I find it difficult to do  ‘nothing at all’  and always have to be occupied in some way.  Knitting, reading, embroidery and needlepoint are some of … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days …….. Day 94

94 of 100 November the 5th ……. In the UK today is  ‘Bonfire night’ ….. This is the anniversary of an attempt to assassinate King James 1.   In 1605, a group of English Catholics conspired to assassinate the King … Continue reading

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