Crochet is a wonderful fun craft. It's quick, easy, portable and you can make amazingly effective accessories that are completely unique. Or, like me, you can completely fail. A little while ago, I had a lovely ball of Debbie Bliss rialto lace sent to me from Cosywool, with the associated … [Read more...] about How (not) to crochet a scarf
I learnt to crochet when I was around 9 I think. My (first) step mum's mum taught me. She had a soda stream as well - I loved visiting her, and was heartbroken when she disappeared from my life. (I assume that was the marriage fell apart. I lost my step siblings too. Not a huge heap of fun. … [Read more...] about Getting back to my yarny roots.
I don't really get pokemon. But Small, Smallest and Tigerboy are fans, and watch it interminably. They also play various games on DS and Small does pokemon based art on the computer. He's even setting up a fan site, which I would link to but I can't find. (Must talk to him about search engines and … [Read more...] about Who's that pokemon?
And I crocheted chain mail. Somewhere in me, the cool parent still exists and needs to be brought out to play. … [Read more...] about Once upon a time, I was a cool parent.
yes, I know I only went yesterday. But I finished reading Last of the Wilds (Age of the Five) last night, and when I checked online, I discovered that the sequel, Voice of the Gods (Age of the Five) was on the shelves, so I couldn't resist going to get it this morning, so that I could read … [Read more...] about And today's library haul…