Category Archives: General

The Auld Woolly Alliance goes… intercontinental!

Dear All, It has been a very very very long time in the planning and realisation, but I can now say that I am (temporarily I hope!) moving away from the UK to a far far far away country where … 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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Apologies and Resolutions

Dear all, As always, time flies much faster than expected. It is almost the end of January already and I have no idea where the last two months went. I am not too sure how universal it is, but in … Continue reading

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With Gratitude

It has been over a month since I last posted on the blog. This post would have been a very fitting entry for the Playful Day challenge, since the theme for the last week of April was ‘Gratitude’. Let’s say … 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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Thoughts over a cup of coffee

Disclaimer: Yes, it took me a whole month to write another post. To my defense, I’ve been rather busy. With knitting, but also with volunteering/family stuff that I won’t bore you with. And yes, it is one very long post… … Continue reading

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