Holy Cow, Batman! (or something like that)

What a month! I can’t believe it’s now the 25th of September…tomorrow is a good friend’s birthday, and I almost forgot; I’m 35 weeks pregnant with a Spacehopper for a belly; I was told 2 weeks ago that I had “signs of pre-eclampsia” and had to take it easy (HA!…try moving house, being heavily pregnantContinue reading “Holy Cow, Batman! (or something like that)”

Watermelon Cotton

Well, just as I was getting used to sitting on the sofa looking at Ikea kitchens online and grumbling about the “consumer society” approach to buying things for new babies, I was nicely brought back to weaving by a lady from Australia – I never thought when I first made a set of place matsContinue reading “Watermelon Cotton”

Hiroshige, some geisha, a big wave and a plate full of paella

Hot and sticky Barcelona can be, well, hot and sticky! Things have not been too bad this summer, but as we are in August and we are still no closer to moving into our new apartment for the summer, (long and painful story), we decided to go out for stroll on Sunday to find some ice-cream andContinue reading “Hiroshige, some geisha, a big wave and a plate full of paella”

Silky silky…and the baby-buggy flipflop

When we were home a few weeks ago, my sister gave me some raw silk which she’d picked up in a wool shop in Cavan, where she lives. It’s beautiful, and I’ve been trying to work out what to do with it that will do it justice, but there’s an irony here; The silk wasContinue reading “Silky silky…and the baby-buggy flipflop”

Friday Weaving and a rainy day

I read the phrase “Friday Weaving” on Sweet Georgia’s blog site a while ago, and it made me feel the weekend approaching! Between the time I finish my grown-up work and the time we head out to buy tonight’s dinner, (as Friday food is always a take away), I’ll be “Friday Weaving”…Well “Friday Threading” as I’veContinue reading “Friday Weaving and a rainy day”