Could it be?

Everything caught up with me and I crashed at the weekend. Yesterday I had a day at home. Lately the weather has been really awful with howling wind and rain but yesterday afternoon, the sun came out and the wind abated. I hopped on my bike and got down to the Botanic Gardens for a […]


If there’s anything that knitting has taught me, it’s to have patience. Riding around on my bike, I see that this is sometimes a rare skill indeed. When you think about it, it’s sort of funny because it’s a false state in a way. It doesn’t change anything, it’s just how you perceive things and […]

Autumn is for knitting

I think there is a good case for adding this to one of the certainties of life: death, taxes and autumn is for knitting. Peasy (Ravelry link – it doesn’t seem to exist ‘on the outside’) got finished up in the blink of an eye but has been languishing for want of buttons. I have […]

An early outing

It has been a most interesting and uneventful month. College and my own work has very slowly been getting underway. Ordinarily I would be more fretful about how quiet my phone has been (ok, I have been doing a little fretting over that) but mostly I have been trying to enjoy the lovely autumn we’re […]

We all fall down

Autumn has started to creep in. I know it’s no fun watching the mornings grow tangibly darker each day but really, we have been blessed with a beautiful Autumn this year. The leaves are always slow to turn in Dublin; the tree above was literally the only one without green leaves in the Botanic Gardens […]