Category Archives: Travel

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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Where does time go? Woolfest recap at last

I cannot believe it has been two full weeks since I went to Woolfest. I feel like I spent a few hours at Woolfest in the middle of holidays with my family, finished said holidays a couple days after, came … Continue reading

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Edinburgh: we’re coming!

Just one more sleep before we board on the train South to Edinburgh. And it’s going to be a short night, as it’s already past midnight, and I haven’t quite started packing… Funnily enough, it’s taking me ages to decide … Continue reading

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Back from Ballater

It has been such a long time since my last post that I feel my head drooping in shame, life has been very busy lately but thankfully Aurelie has been kept the blog interesting and up to date in my … Continue reading

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Fluff and stuff: a Woolfest haul

Just like last year, I had in mind that I wouldn’t buy yarn at Woolfest, because I have enough at home to open a yarn shop. There were a few tools that I wanted to find, and I had made … Continue reading

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Do you know where I left my car keys? ….. The after effects of spending time with women of a certain age!

Yes……. we made it ……we survived Woolfest 2014! For myself, it has taken almost a full week to recover from the excitement.  For Aurelie, I fear the consequences could be much worse. You will probably realise by now the fondness … Continue reading

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