Monthly Archives: January 2011

Of Rhubarb and Pincushions

There is no link between rhubarb and pincushions as far as I know, apart from the fact that my dear husband just made me this fancy cover for forcing the rhubarb … Rhubarb Forcer             … Continue reading

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Trying to post every week in 2011

I’ve been meaning to join up to this postaweek2011 since I heard about it from Doodlywatsits. I think I can do this although I tend to think about posting in bursts rather than spaced evenly. I will try very hard.

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Signs of Life

Today is nice and sunny, though there was a good frost last night.  I took a morning walk up to the allotment and actually remembered the camera.  Yesterday I was astonished to see the tulips beginning to poke their noses … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Rabbie Burns

To A Louse On seeing one on a lady’s bonnet at church. (final verse) O wad some Power the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae monie a blunder free us, An’ foolish notion: … Continue reading

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Another diversion

After an idle 20 years my sewing machine saw the light of day a couple of years ago.  Sadly a perished nylon gizmo pushed it towards death’s door.  But wait, what’s this!  A guy in American Samoa, which is about … Continue reading

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OK I’ve been lazy!

Happy New Year, before it’s too late to say it. I hope you all have a happy and peaceful 2011. There’s no point in going on about resolutions because I know what I’m like, but my intention is to post … Continue reading

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