Category: Random Thoughts

First day of Blogmas!

Hello my little Candy Canes. Welcome to Blogmas 2016! (No it has not snowed here, I cheated and used a picture from last year) The plan, as you may already know, is to upload a festive chat every day from now to Christmas. We’ll…

Blogmas 2016

  Hello all! So a while ago I made a rather rash promise that I would blog everyday from December 1st to the 25th. I was full of early Christmas fever and excited by watching You Tube videos from Vlogmas 2015. (go google Zoella…

test post from free wifi

One of the reasons this site has been silent is because the wifi at Hedgehog Hill is so slow, posting is painful. I am testing the wifi at the local library today and this seems like a good solution. More to come…

Book Review The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches

So let’s talk books shall we? All my intentions of getting a crafty blog written this weekend fell away after my visit to the bookstore on Friday. I had a gift certificate burning a hole in my pocket and there is no better gift…

The cat post

It had to happen sooner or later. If you own a cat, and you write a blog, sooner or later you will write about the wonders of your beloved and spoiled kitty. Crookshanks speaks english. At least she comprehends what we are saying and responds…

High Tea

It was Miss Murfin’s birthday last week and she and I decided to visit a tea room and indulge in a special high tea. She had never tried clotted cream before…Imagine! We went to a place called The Silver Spoon in Kitchener Ontario. It…

Just when you think it is all about crochet

So after months of nothing but crochet I am knitting again. I had started a knitted cardigan with this lovely blue merino over a year ago. When we started the move to Hedgehog Hill I knew it was too complicated a pattern to deal with…