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Goodwood Festival of Speed - Central Feature - 27 June 2014

Every year of the FoS is marked by the construction of a central feature, or sculpture, positioned in front of Goodwood House. For 2014 it was the turn of Mercedes-Benz to celebrate 120 years in motor sport with the unveiling of the largest feature to date, which for the first time arched right over the house and required that it was evacuated for safety whilst assembly took place using a number of heavy lift cranes. 114 more words

Event

FO: Sheepy Delphine

I have made another Delphine skirt from Tilly’s book Love at First Stitch.  I originally came across this fabric when I bought a little project bag at Yarndale which was made from it.   100 more words

FOs

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

Life

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

Crochet

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