That little patch of green
Scotland

That little patch of green

On my third day in Scotland I drove down from the Isle of Skye to Glencoe. But this little post isn’t really about Scotland; it’s about bluebells. Scotland is a beautiful country, but I found that even in early May the Highlands are still teetering on the edge of spring. The lurid yellow gorse is everywhere and the greenery is still a little brownish but every now and then there is a little burst of colour to balance it all…

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Over the sea to Skye
Scotland

Over the sea to Skye

Its been over a week since I got back from my trip to Scotland and I’m still miserable about it being over. It was a solo trip for me this time. I flew to Inverness, hired a car and then drove north via the Wester Ross coastal road (did I hear my fellow Game of Thrones fans cheer? Because I know, right?) and down to Kyle of Lochalsh to cross over to the Isle of Skye. Ah but not before…

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Brioche of the yarnish variety
knitting

Brioche of the yarnish variety

For a while now I’ve had a little checklist of things I’d like to try out when it comes to knitting. Knit a sweater? Check. Knit a stuffed toy? Check! Knit something using two-colour brioche stitch? Well that’s what I’m working on right now and it’s kinda fun! I’m working on a lovely large shawl called Briochealicious as a KAL (knit-a-long) with a friend and I’ve just about finished the first brioche section. The resulting material is so squishy and…

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