Getting ready. . . .

Getting ready with my pre-race reading for the Tour de France.  We really are spoilt for choice with sport at the moment. Mitchelton-Scott, the Australian based team, have announced their team for the Tour and I am disappointed that Caleb Ewan is not included in the team for the Tour but there has been a…

Tour de France and a finished jumper

Those of you who have followed my blog for a few years will know that the Tour de France is a time when I head off to bed at about 1.30 in the morning.  The Tour starts on television about 10.00pm each evening and I am couch bound until 1.30.  During the Tour is when…

Clafoutis but not the delicious dessert!

I had a request to knit a pair of bed socks for my younger daughter’s partner. He did have a pair of bed socks but they had accidentally become felted!  They had been in the washing machine but on the wrong cycle. The pattern is one that I found on Ravelry and the pattern is…

Rugby/cricket followed by cycling/cricket

Once again I was spoilt for choice with my sport watching. Last night I had a split screen with rugby and cricket then followed by cycling and cricket.  My sister reminded me that there was also golf from St Andrews, but I am not a follower of golf.  I did see pictures of a great…

Too many choices!

Last night I had such a dilemma as there were too many choices of sport on television!  I was interested in: the rugby, All Blacks versus Argentina Tour de France- Stage 13 Test 2 The Ashes – Fortunately the rugby was on earlier than either the cycling or the cricket so I was able to…