Author Archives: whippety

New Year… new adventures!

Hello, my friends, Once again it has been some considerable time since my last post. Aurelie has settled well into her new life in the Middle East and I am missing her very much! Their beloved dog Lily arrived safely, so the … Continue reading

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Yarn Fest Fever

  It is that time of year again. For the last couple of months, Woolfest has been mentioned at knit group as least once or twice during the evening. We are heading to Cumbria as a group of six this year. Our … Continue reading

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Hello 2016!

A decision made in January 2015 matures for 12 months………with unexpected results! February 2015 was the second month of my 6 month sabbatical and I had high hopes of what could be achieved.   Very soon 6 months became 9, when life … Continue reading

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Once upon a time……… John Lewis?

Once upon a time far, far away, (well about 12 miles actually) in the fair city of Aberdeen, I had a part-time job as the Rowan Design Consultant in John Lewis. Many customers came and went and many of them … Continue reading

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Making progress…..

Firstly, I would like to say ‘thank you’ for the encouraging comments received after my last post. Wearing my New Years resolution ‘hat’ has certainly provided new enthusiasm for jobs and tasks which have been idle for way too long. … Continue reading

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A kind of ‘Spring Clean’ feeling.

I made a promise back in January to keep you all posted of my progress during this ‘sabatical’ period in my life. Almost 3 months has passed and my initial estimation of six months off work is starting to look … Continue reading

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