It’s still January
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It’s still January

January is always a mixed bag for me. On the one hand.. yay it’s a new year! I can make plans for the coming months so I have all the things to look forward to and oh my god look there is a slither of light left in the sky when I leave work because spring is on the way! But also… my last paycheck was 5 weeks ago and I still have a further week to wait for the…

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Hello 2016
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Hello 2016

I’ve never been big on New Year celebrations. Going out with friends, even to the local pub, can prove too much for me (I can’t handle it) and even hanging out with family can get me stressed. So instead of going to the grandparents with other family, my brother and I stayed at home, watched a horror movie, then stood and watched all the fireworks from an upstairs window with cups of tea in our hands. It was nice. And…

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Christmas Day for the Four Legged One
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Christmas Day for the Four Legged One

While Christmas day has been pretty good so far, nothing has managed to beat seeing Cooper sitting patiently in his holiday jumper, waiting to be allowed to open his gifts. He is most definitely the spoiled child of the family. He got a bunch of new toys plus one of those puppy stockings full of treats. Then later when my step-dads parents arrived he got given yet another toy. And yes everything was wrapped up for him. Christmas is all…

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I want to go back
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I want to go back

Have you ever fallen in love with a place so completely that it physically aches to think about it? I feel that way about Scotland. I’ve visited Edinburgh several times and while I adore that city, my heart belongs to the highlands. I want to do the road trip I did back in March all over again but this time in the late spring/summer so everything is green. I want to visit the Isle of Skye and Rest And Be…

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Yarn problems
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Yarn problems

When I first started knitting I was very much a ‘I want to knit that… let me pick a yarn for it’ type person. I think most people are? It’s the logical approach, in my opinion. But somewhere along the line I turned into a ‘Oh my god this yarn is gorgeous I must buy all the colours and I’ll think of something to knit with it later!’ I think that’s a natural progression into the obsession of knitting, right?…

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