Author: Roxy

Food, food, glorious food!

First of all, apologies on missing my blog post last week – been having lots of family down visiting, and also a new addition! Everyone, meet Ziggy:   Now onto the knitted food! Oranges: Pattern used was Advent Tree: Tangerine by Alan

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Pears, plums and strawberries!

Pears: Free pattern – mr. pear by peachcake knits Plums: Pattern used is Advent Tree: Sugar Plum by Alan Dart Strawberries: Free pattern – Strawberries by Pezdiva Been a hectic week with family down – won’t lie, there was a lot of ups and downs, but

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The Owl and the Pussy Caterpillar?!

Heh, I’ve been reading way too many nursery rhymes… Let me explain the reason for this particular blog post. I don’t know when it started exactly, but somewhere between me finishing primary school and Felix starting (ok, she’s at nursery

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Hungry Caterpillars and Hungry Tribbles

I bought Felix ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ as a ‘congratulations on being a big sister’ present when Inkling was born, after she had watched the short film adaption on Netflix. I was surprised that we didn’t already have a  a

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Tentacle Terror!

Let’s start with a story. Every time we go into Manchester, Engel likes to check out the gaming shop (so do I for Call of Cthulhu RPG expansions) and if Felix is good, she gets a dice for her dice

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Hot town…

Summer in the city, back of my neck getting dirty and gritty… (Summer in the city, The Lovin’ Spoonful) Good thing you cant hear me sing! It is very, very hot today, and yesterday, it’s been hot (for me) all

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Fish, fish, fishy fish!

I can’t believe it’s been three weeks already, since my last post, since Inkling arrived, and that it’s taken so long to finish my current knitting project! That said, this project rapidly grew in number…let me start from the beginning.

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Inklings arrival

Hi all, As promised, a bit more of an explanation as to my last post. When Felix was born, there was complications. Lots. End result, emergency c-section. With Inkling, because of prior complications, we knew he would have to be

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From the archives – Jean Greenhowe

Things have gotten a little bit manic here this past week – mixture of life not going as planned and taking on a few too many knitting projects which kind of got bigger and bigger… More on that though when

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Of Cake and Tribbles

Happy local yarn shop day! And happy free comic book day! I did both, so I have a stack of free comics to peruse and there may have been some wool purchased…but it’s part of a karmic balance I did

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