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I'm an Aussie from downunder. A bit of life here and my knitting.

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a rude awakening

on Dec 17, 2017

I woke this morning at 6:30 and sat up in bed swinging my legs around to touch the floor. As I lowered my feet to the floor, there was an almighty bang, pretty well simultaneous with a tiny flash I saw out of the corner of my eye.  I thought the...

durrow shawl

on Dec 9, 2017

It was at the beginning of the year, possibly February, that I decided I wanted to do the Durrow Shawl by Lucy Hague as a winter project.  Lots of concentration needed and winter would be a good time to do it.  On the same day, a...

Mess. With yarn

on Dec 1, 2017

 One thing I have learnt over years of knitting is that I should trust my intuition. Sometimes it is described as listening to the yarn.  Did I do that?  No and I wasted some time. The blue yarn is some more of the Three Irish Girls so...

naked lady and cowl

on Nov 23, 2017

 A better week this week than previously. Son is improving, dressings have been removed, medical staff happy, son is happy, hydrotherapy to start soon. Mum happy too.The theory is now that they knew impulse generator worked as he wore it strappe...

what a week

on Nov 9, 2017 in: family

I missed last week and then had a hectic week so am posting now for this week and last.Some years ago one of my sons fell down concrete fire escape steps at work.  Two broken ankles and when he started to move we found there was a lot of damage...

I rarely fuss with coffee art but this question mark formed itself on top of my second cup of coffee this morning.  I am not at all sure of just what the actual question is.  There are several I could think of and and I have no ideas of the...

rain at last

on Oct 21, 2017

 In two months Sydney had only 2 mm of rain.  Shrubs and plants here were showing signs of stress.  The we had rain two days ago on Friday.  Forecast had promised it many times but nothing happened.  Further west towards Brok...