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Hove, East Sussex
I'm a designer and writer, now happily retired from the daily grind and busy doing my own thing.
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Almost done! I still have a couple of small cushions to cover with crochet (you can see one of the cushion pads below the lamp) then I'm back to my Big Knitting Project, Celestarium (Rav link). Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
I started making this blanket in August 2008 and finished working the edging yesterday. That's an awfully long time from being a WIP (Work in Progress) to an FO (Finished Object). Here it is today: Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Wibbo's Words
Mine came from a lovely new plant shop in Brighton called Spider Plant Shop. Lots of old favourites as well as plants I haven't seen before. You'll have to plan another visit!
Toggle Commented Aug 14, 2016 on Technology :o( at Wibbo's Words
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I'm back. What with getting to grips with a new Windows 10 laptop and my camera dying, technology has been a little difficult lately. Other things have been flourishing in the new flat so here's a very pretty stripey Tradescantia... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2016 at Wibbo's Words
Thanks Brigid! I'm liking the new flat very much :o)
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2016 on The Faithful Companion, 2000-2016 at Wibbo's Words
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Hi Janne! Thank you for your comments and I'm happy for you to stitch this design to make cards for your friends. Jan :o)
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2016 on Valentine Blackwork at Tom Pudding Designs
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Flossie enjoying her favourite thing - sleeping in the sunshine. Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2016 at Wibbo's Words
Let's see - I like the new flat although I still have lots of boxes to unpack. I expect this will take me well into next year. I have another couple of weeks before my new bed arrives (looking forward... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
I'm moving house tomorrow! I won't have broadband for a couple of weeks so back soon.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
I'm camping out in the old flat surrounded by boxes and still waiting to move. Even though there's no chain involved, it's taking months instead of weeks. I am not happy! Better news, hopefully, soon... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Empty shelves and cardboard boxes tell their own story. Back soon, after I've moved house... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Pink kalanchoe from the Co-op in Blatchington Road. New pincushion made from a needlepoint stitch sample (Jacquard stitch) backed with flowery cotton fabric and stuffed with animal wool. Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
For most of this year I've been busy sorting, clearing, chucking, charity-shopping all kinds of stuff. I probably have still more stuff that I need but it's now down to a more manageable size. I don't collect things any more... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Two shawls; two colours; same pattern (Rav link); both gifts. Flossie doing her thing on the windowsill and ignoring strategically-placed cat beds in favour of the carpet. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Washing socks, blocking a shawl, and answering a pattern query on Ravelry. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
My trusty Pure DAB radio finally gave up the ghost last week. I bought the radio in 2002 and it's been on for at least 12 hours every day so I don't feel too bad about having to buy a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Herbert Mayo Bateman, from the "Coughs & Sneezes Spread Diseases" series commissioned by the Ministry of Health, England, 1942, image © The National Archives. There has been a lot of coughing/sneezing over the past week or so; I'm feeling much... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
...and there's a second bud shooting upwards - bonus! Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
It's that amaryllis time of year again; this bulb was a Christmas present from Julie. Two buds have appeared so far - more photos when the flowers arrive. I'm finally getting my teeth into a Ravelry KAL (knit-a-long for those... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2015 at Wibbo's Words
Greetings and best wishes from Jan and the Faithful Companion. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2014 at Wibbo's Words