On The Needles

I am usually very monogamous when it comes to my knitting projects; I set my focus on one thing and knit until it’s done. But somehow I’ve managed to end up with three on the needles and it’s all just a blur of yarn at the moment. First up is the Mazzy cardigan that I cast on at the start of March as a gift for Mum. Any large garments I’ve knitted in the past has always been constructed top-down,…

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Bluebells and aspen fluff
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Bluebells and aspen fluff

Sunday felt like a perfect spring day; warm sun, a cool breeze, and bluebells everywhere. I went for a little wander around Brampton Wood while the sun was high in the sky and managed to snap a few shots of my favourite little purple flower. Unfortunately I didn’t stay more than an hour because it’s a small little patch of wood and there were a lot of people who had the same idea as me. It started to feel a…

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Barcelona
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona

At the very beginning of April a friend and I spent a long weekend in Barcelona. It was pretty wonderful! The weather was so-so but it didn’t stop us walking many miles over the course of four days. Unusually for me… I left my big chunky DSLR at home and mostly snapped away with my phone and my little Olympus Trip 35 film camera. Looking at the results of both I will admit I regret not taking my bigger camera,…

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The importance of having a ME day
life

The importance of having a ME day

Life at the moment is a little hit and miss. Probably more miss than hit, if I’m being honest, but I refuse to let it get the better of me. I need to focus on good things, no matter how small they are; such managing to buy myself a huge bag of Blueberry Pancake tea from the Bluebird Tea Co. before it got taken out of the store, or thoroughly enjoying Beauty & the Beast at the cinema, and even…

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Spring blooms
Oxburgh Hall, Norfolk

Spring blooms

This past weekend I took a drive up to Oxburgh Hall for a walk-around as they always have such a wonderful carpet of snowdrops all through the grounds. The trees may still be bare but seeing endless clusters of these beautiful little flowers are a nice reminder that spring is creeping in.

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