sweater schematics, 7.24

  I’ve finished the gorgeous Amiga Cardigan (with a few slight mods) in some amazing natural Louet Euroflax Wet Spun Linen, and whilst its blocking (photos of the finished garmet forthcoming), I have begun the process of casting on for a new sweater. I’ve already got one other on the needles, but its a lengthyContinue reading “sweater schematics, 7.24”

two recipe project #4, 7.7

Lovely turkey lettuce cups makes a perfect humid, hot night’s dinner. It’s light, refreshing, and doesn’t boast too many ingredients or a lot of time slaving over the stove. The fresh ginger, cilantro, and scallions are gorgeous in this and the ground turkey had loads of flavor. This recipe is available in Martha Stewart’s brilliantContinue reading “two recipe project #4, 7.7”

overheard and (re)read, 7.7

A brilliantly leisure filled afternoon at my local bookshop, coffee in hand, I overheard an extremely loud patron utter, repeatedly: “Ugh! I hate hate hate Ernest Hemingway. Why do people think he was great? He is just plain awful. Awful. Kurt Vonnegut…there’s another one…” Which, as I tend to take these things (particularly when theyContinue reading “overheard and (re)read, 7.7”