Thank you to all of you who visit my funny old blog and for your fabulous comments and conversation about our holiday snaps. I did manage to get to a yarn shop in the heat of Barcelona and purchased some deliciously gorgeous hand dyed local yarn which I will share in another post.
I'm back to my weekly happies, I missed out the first 2 weeks of August with being away and this past week having gone back to work was very busy trying to play catch up and get ready for our next Summer break this coming week. We are off camping with the hope that the heat and sunshine will reappear after hiding away for a lot of this past week. We camp quite locally as we can't be faffed to spend a day in the car getting somewhere and our car isn't big enough to accommodate for my glamping idea of camping! I like a proper portable mattress and duvet please, none of the sleeping bag malarkey (been there and done that for most of my childhood) :o)
So on with some sweet happy moments this past week;
My scrappy top down cardigan I am knitting, I have gathered all my scraps of DK yarn and am putting them to good use by making this scrappy cardigan which I can slouch around the house in this Winter. I hope to finish this next week on the campsite, unless I get distracted with crochet.
Alice baked some Nigella Lawson "cheesy feet" (quick and easy recipe found here) this week. They are delicious and we like to add a little more pepper and a tiny sprinkle of cayenne pepper into ours. Yum!
Some present giving to my two colleagues going on maternity leave (these little pixie hats I knitted) and a lovely Italian dinner out.
Last, but not least some posies of my potted flowers picked after coming back from Barcelona. I was surprised to see how many of our pot plants survived and still flowered without being watered while we were away.
On a less happy note, I woke up to discover that we had been burgled last night! Our telly and mine and Alice's purses were taken. Nothing else, just mindless theft. The Sussex Police have been really efficient with statements and forensics this morning. A real pain to have to cancel cards and try and remember what other things I had in my purse. Horrid to think someone was lurking downstairs whist we were all asleep upstairs. Never mind, I 'm just pleased we were left alone and hope that what goes around comes around with such needless behaviour.
Wishing you all a fabulous weekend and I hope to catch up with you soon. I'm off to get a new library card, can't live without that!