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I Smell Snow in Spring

COVID-19 has made the world a funny place, hasn't it? A lot of us are cooped up at home, pottering around, trying to juggle work life in our homes with homeschooling our kids, or managing our to-do lists with our ever increasing pit of anxiety and worry in the background. Life is unstable. In multiple… Continue reading I Smell Snow in Spring

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A Bendy Arrow at Westonbirt

When I first started writing this post, I had an important question for you guys - where did summer go? - but now since summer made it's most recent appearance this weekend with temperatures rising to about 26°C in the South West of England, I don't feel that question is pertinent any more. Summer is here… Continue reading A Bendy Arrow at Westonbirt

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Knitting Inspiration | Spring is for Shawls

I don't know about you guys, but I think Spring is finally here. The clocks are about to go forward (though the Americans out there are already on Summer time!), the thermometer is already hitting 20°C in the afternoon and the sun is shining. I've packed away all my ski stuff for the year and… Continue reading Knitting Inspiration | Spring is for Shawls

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Knitting Inspiration | Autumn is for Texture

It's technically autumn now with the solstice arriving soon. The leaves should be turning, the temperatures returning to normal with a crisp bite in the morning air. This week brought the first rains and low temperatures to the South of France that signal the end of summer. It only lasted three days mind you before… Continue reading Knitting Inspiration | Autumn is for Texture