Just about bordering on odd, I see things through different eyes.The heading says it all - I live, I love, I craft, I am me...


This n That and whole lot of Thank yous

Wow, thank you for your wonderful wonderful supportive and encouraging comments! 
Not only here in my little corner of the world 
but on my new FB page too - I am humbled and delighted by the positive feedback - 
so thank you thank you thank you!

This hare is nearly finished, I am really happy how he has turned out. 
He just needs his protective coating of varnish and time to harden - then he is done :)
(and don't worry about the little sleeping foxes surrounding him - they're friendly!)

On a completely different subject, I have returned to a previous love, crochet. 
I was a lucky girl when my folks gave me a pack of Stylecraft DK - which calls out to be .....
A blanket!
I was going to go 'random' and on a whim put my hand into the bag 
and what ever I landed on, I would use.
After the first two rows ... 
I decided needed a little more structure than random! 
So, now, I choose a small selection of colours and as I use one,
I replace it,
so at any one time, 
I have four colours ready to go.
So, random ...ish...

Colourwise - the top image (of the yarns in the bag) is the most realist,
while all the others are either washed out by poor daylight
or taken by lamplight in the evenings ...

Oh - and before I forget ...
due to popular demand
(including a phone call from Australia!!)
the Scavenger photo-challenge has returned!

if you are up for a hunt,
here are January 2017's words

A photograph inspired by a word, words inspired by the photos
January 's Scavenger photo-hunt list - enjoy!
  1. Smoke
  2. Twilight
  3. It starts with a ...F
  4. Circle
  5. Sign
  6. Heat
  7. It starts with a ...J
  8. Bird/s
  9. In flower now
  10. Your own choice

I will post a reminder in a week or so - any queries, just get in contact :)

Remember to think laterally, interpret as YOU fancy,
be it a current photo or a favourite one from your past. 
We'll reconvene and post our words and photos on Friday 27th January.

Have fun!

Scavenger photo-hunt BIG REVEAL for AUGUST is...


  1. The scavenger hunt list looks good

    Julie xxxxxx

  2. Lovely about all the support for your art, but then it is gorgeous. Isn't the Stylecraft wool lovely to crochet with & my Attic 24 Cupcake rug is done except for the borders, but it is very large & too warm to work on in this hot weather. Thanks for the hunt list. Some of those are going to be tricky, but I'll work them out during the month. Take care.

  3. Your work is so beautiful, I love the hare and the sleeping foxes are just adorable.

  4. Loving the blanket. The random colours are working well

  5. Loving the blanket. The random colours are working well

  6. How lovely, I wondered if you would continue the photo Scavenger hunt. I wonder if I will manage to join in this year?

  7. I love the crochet and the wave effect. I daren't learn to crochet as I daren't get hooked on yet another craft, but I love admiring it from a distance. I also love Stylecraft. I know that they're not the most expensive, but it's so easy to use and reliable. It looks like a great mix of colours. x

  8. oh those little pebble foxes. I love them. and a hunt. thank you! x

  9. A rather tricky list! It is so therapeutic to sit there and crochet row after row, especially using Stylecraft. Wave pattern looks familiar I think.

  10. Yes, not such an easy list this month. Love the little foxes. Blanket looks good too. I like the way that as blankets get bigger so they keep your knees warm while you work on it. xx


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