Something to keep you amused?

When we had two of our grandchildren visiting recently two of the things that kept them amused during the weekend, when screen time had been limited, were playing cards and the game of Fox and Geese which we only ever use as a type of Solitaire. The central hole is left empty and the aim…

Just for a laugh.

Our daughter wore this t-shirt when she was here during the holidays.  I absolutely love it.  My daughter’s partner gave her the t-shirt.  

When did you last do a jigsaw?

I can’t remember the last time I did a jigsaw by myself.  I have done jigsaws with my youngest granddaughter but not one on my own for many years.  I bought myself a jigsaw when I was in Melbourne just before Christmas.  I haven’t done the jigsaw yet but the family worked on it during…

Colder weather needs warm socks

Those of you who know me will realise that I have been watching cycling and most recently cricket on the television because that is when I produce most of my knitting.  I have been on a roll with sock knitting recently having knitted socks for both of our daughters and a pair for my son-in-law….

A word popped up from my past.

I can’t remember what prompted the memory of this word but it certainly brought back memories of my childhood in Scotland.  I must have been a particularly sulky teenager as I remember my father saying to me on more than one occasion, “What’s that boosach for?” or “What’s that boosach about?” I can’t remember having…

A Tim Winton novel

This book was another buy from the Book Fair.  The book was published in 1994 but I had not read it.  The last Tim Winton book I read was Dirt Music, which I loved.  I loved this book too. The book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1995.  The prize was won by The…