Winter Notes Six : MIST

What is it about mist. It's a bit magical, don't you think? It's a cloud in a place where a cloud shouldn't be. Not inpenetrable, you can see quite far, yet it changes everything. It renders the familiar unfamiliar, messing with our sense of perspective and place. Am I on the ground, or am I… Continue reading Winter Notes Six : MIST

Waternish and a Yarn Pilgrimage

At the very north-western end of the Isle of Skye, on the Waternish peninsula, there's a yarn shop. I have been known to travel a long way for yarn and this is one of the furthest flung pilgrimage sites. It wa sa beautiful day for a road trip, and we set off in sunshine which… Continue reading Waternish and a Yarn Pilgrimage

Polymer Clay Creations

I've never used polymer clay before but somehow seem to have some in my possession (I expect it was a buy to take an order into 'free shipping' territory) so, while I impatiently waited for my Actual Pottery Classes to start I thought I'd make some things. I found a spare hour and sat myself… Continue reading Polymer Clay Creations

A Bit of Bunting

There will be a Lap Blanket Part III, I am doing my best to knit a quite huge¬†swatch quickly. This involves transporting an almost bin-liner sized bag of Jamieson & Smith jumper weight around various parts of the house/garden (because, have you noticed, properly warm sun has arrived at last!) and to the boy's drum… Continue reading A Bit of Bunting