I am a lover of cheese.

I was reading an article which was delivered to my mail, they must know me well, and was amazed at what is now available in Geelong. A cheese bar, set out similar to a sushi train.  Who would have thought! I could just see myself there, agonising over what plate to choose or should I…

A tale of woe

Over the years my husband has given me many beautiful pieces of glassware in the form of sculpture, vases or glasses.  My husband gave me a beautiful L’Alique glass as a gift many years ago.  It is precious to me but I use it whenever we have champagne or sparkling wine.  I should say I…

Denim done.

I have finished crocheting this rug from demin jeans which I recycled into strips for the rug. I could make it bigger but I have had enough.  It has been sitting on my bench for a long time.  Time for it to move to the floor.  I think it will go in the laundry. I…

Different socks

I have done some sock knitting in the past few months and the socks I have knitted have been a bit different to those I usually knit. These are the usual socks I knit which are 4ply and from a multicoloured ball of wool. This time I knitted some 8ply socks for my grandson.  He…

One skein of wool

I recently visited, with my sister-in-law, our local wool shop in Lakes Entrance, Stitches ‘n’ Things. My sister-in-law likes to visit this shop when she comes to visit us.  She invariably buys a fair amount of wool as she doesn’t have such a great selection where she lives. I said I would go along with…

Another book update

My recent books have been mainly crime fiction but there are a couple of exceptions. This particular book was non-fiction and the title was a little off putting but the actual read was well worthwhile. The End of your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe “A lifelong love of books plays out as a son…