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Introducing Elfbaby... the hat!

Five years ago I conceived a hat for my beloved Elfbaby. It would – of course – be a pixie-style hat, with a long point. It would have a garter stitch chevron border, to show off handpainted yarn and to allow plenty of stretch for growing heads.  458 more words

Sometimes I Knit

2015 Ford Focus ST

So at the recent Goodwood Festival of Speed Ford showed off the “all new” 2015 Focus ST. Otherwise known as Ford showed off a face-lifted version of the current Focus ST. 220 more words

new start. all over again. what will I be this time?

It’s the first anniversary of my dengue bites. I know it’s an odd thing to acknowledge, but it was a wake up call for me. This last year and a bit has been full of ups and downs, and this was a pretty significant down. 538 more words


Dry spell

The whole of June was dry. In terms of rains in Mumbai as well as words from me on this blog. The rains have finally arrived here with a vengeance and I decided to come back and talk. 282 more words


Step One

On my life path I have met and worked with some fantastic, inspiring people. Among those are the women of Servants Anonymous, an organization in Calgary that helps women transition off the streets and out of addiction. 1,298 more words

Longstop matters - who cares

I exchanged some tweets, phone calls and e-mails over the last few days regarding the e-petition for Fair Liability for Financial Advice -http://epetitions.direct.gov.uk/petitions/52958. 771 more words

Financial Services

There is no TDF in this house

I think I’m one of five spinners in the world who isn’t doing the Tour de Fleece this year. Or really, never seriously did it and probably won’t ever. 250 more words