07 October 2011


well hello october! 
one week in and our autumn is now back to itself again after a crazy hot start. just 5 days ago my little girl was splashing about in the paddling pool.

now it is tights weather. and i am pleased. time to pack away our summer clothes and get cosy. don't get me wrong it was brilliant to kick the leaves about in sandals and take a picnic amongst the conkers...but with a new season there is something so very nice about different food-clothes-living.

i am knitting scarves for elsa. i am very much a novice with the needles and with a brain that doesn't seem to be able to compute patterns...knit and purl are about my limit. they are also nice and quick and should last her a few years! but is it wrong to think i may be able to convince my husband that he'll look good in a 4 ply tie for christmas?

i plan to sport a knitted headband about the village.

pom-pom making is also a go-go.

are you getting geared up for porridge and soup and stews? have you donned your uggs and lit the stove yet? what a lovely time of year this is. i feel very inspired and glad to be back blogging.

thank you so much sweet kerry...who has helped me by juggling and clearing up my space here. you are a star! a few more corners to dust down but it is a good place to be again.

ok. off to lay the fire and get ready for a weekend of rugby-pancakes-sparkles.
hope you have a nice one too.


  1. There must be something in the air - I too am knitting a scarf, albeit in also in plain old knit and pearl but with added pom pom goodness! It's in a lovely mossy green Rowan wool, and although I keep dropping stitches and getting frustrated, it's very theraputic!

    Loving Elsa's outfit, what a trendy girl!

  2. we are getting ready to welcome summer. Last night we sat outside, ate dinner and jumped on the trampoline with the children in the sunshine. Dusty turns 5 tomorrow so we are having a big dinosaur party xx

  3. Oh yes bring on autumn.
    We have just eaten cottage pie with braised red cabbage...which I have to say went very nicely together.

    I love Elsa's boots and matching scarf...

    I have a tin of pumpkin puree ready ....from last year so I MUST use it soon.



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