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Wibbo
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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The Waiting Room [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by F. G. Cottam, narrated by David Rintoul The Night Hawks (Ruth Galloway series #13) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Elly Griffiths, narrated by Jane McDowell The King's General [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] [Re-listen] by Daphne... Continue reading
Posted 14 hours ago at Wibbo's Words
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Here we are still in lockdown. I must admit that my Lockdown Lethargy has morphed into more or less Total Apathy and I'm not really getting anything creative under way. One thing that's almost finished this week is this: Cardigan... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Wibbo's Words
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New stitchmarker sets in my Folksy shop: Love Hearts and Hearts & Flowers in both knitting and crochet versions. All stitchmarker sets are in stock and have free postage. Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2021 at Wibbo's Words
North and South [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Elizabeth Gaskell, narrated by Juliet Stevenson The Reunion [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Guillaume Musso, narrated by Samuel West, Cassie Layton, David Rintoul, Clare Wille I Read the News Today, Oh Boy [Non-fiction] [Kindle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at Wibbo's Words
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Halfway through moving furniture around I was beginning to have my doubts... ...but everything was fine by the time I'd finished. And I cleaned the dust of ages from behind the furniture. Go me! Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2021 at Wibbo's Words
Hi Brigid I've visited and commented on your new blog. Nice! Surroundings could be worse than beige- I rented a flat many years ago that was painted dark brown and Barclays Bank blue throughout.
Toggle Commented Jan 24, 2021 on New things at Wibbo's Words
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There's not much happening at Wibbo Towers these days. I'm immensely fed up with Lockdown Three and I do miss seeing my friends. I'm also slightly bored with my own four walls, lovely though they are, so I'm planning to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2021 at Wibbo's Words
Eye of the Red Tsar (Inspector Pekkala) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Sam Eastland, narrated by Steven Pacey Where Roses Never Die [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Gunnar Staaleson, narrated by Colin Mace The Memory of Trees [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by F.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Wibbo's Words
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A Merry Christmas and Bright New Year. Posted in Birmingham, George V (1910-1936) stamp. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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Well, there's Christmas bunting across the living room window and coloured lights round the door. I live in a tiny flat so there's no room for a proper tree but I do have a jar full of tree decorations catching... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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I have a shiny new Folksy shop! Christmas themed sets of stitchmarkers for both knitting and crochet are for sale in my shop, all with free postage. I have non-Christmas stitchmarker sets and some gorgeous hand-embroidered jewellery almost ready to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Longstone (DCI Ryan #10) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by L. J. Ross, narrated by Jonathan Keeble The Moor (DCI Ryan #11) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by L. J. Ross, narrated by Jonathan Keeble Borderlands (DCI Ryan #12) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by L.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Angel (DCI Ryan #4) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] [Re-listen] by L. J. Ross, narrated by Jonathan Keeble High Force (DCI Ryan #5) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] [Re-listen] by L. J. Ross, narrated by Jonathan Keeble Cragside (DCI Ryan #6) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible]... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
A Mind to Murder (Adam Dalgleish) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by P. D. James, narrated by Daniel Weyman Cover her Face (Adam Dalgleish) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by P. D. James, narrated by Daniel Weyman Oliver Twist [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Charles... Continue reading
Posted Oct 2, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
The Crown in Crisis [Unabridged Audiobook] [Non-Fiction] [Audible] by Alexander Larman, narrated by Richard Trinder Chaos [Unabridged Audiobook] [Non-Fiction] [Audible] by Tom O'Neill and Dan Piepenbring, narrated by Kevin Stillwell The Peer and the Gangster [Unabridged Audiobook] [Non-Fiction] [Audible] by... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
The White Russian [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Tom Bradby, narrated by Robert Powell Walking the Wire [Unabridged Audiobook] [Library BorrowBox] by David Baldacci, narrated by Kyl Brewer, Orlagh Cassidy Too Much - Never Enough [Unabridged Audiobook] [Non-Fiction] [Library BorrowBox] by... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
The Poet [Unabridged Audiobook] [Re-Listen] [Audible] by Michael Connelly, narrated by Buck Schirner The Black Tower [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by P.D. James, narrated by Daniel Weyman Ice Station Zebra [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Alistair MacLean, narrated by Jonathan Oliver Body... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
The Magpie Murders [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Anthony Horowitz, narrated by Samantha Bond, Allan Corduner To Catch a King [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Charles Spenser, narrated by Richard Trinder Born in a Burial Gown (Avison Fluke #1) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible]... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Hi Leah, original hook size was E (3.5mm). Jan
Toggle Commented May 16, 2020 on Opera in the kitchen and crochet at Wibbo's Words
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Working my way though the DVD collection is proving rather enjoyable during lockdown. I spent a lot of last weekend's Bank Holiday enjoying a Star Wars marathon, now I'm onto old black and white movies. Last night, it was Lost... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Marina, you're very welcome and I hope you enjoy stitching your kitties!
Toggle Commented May 5, 2020 on Without a Cat at Tom Pudding Designs
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Secret Service [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Tom Bradby, narrated by Juliet Aubrey The Great Train Robbery [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Michael Crichton, narrated by Michael Kitchen The Body in the Library (Miss Marple) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Library RB Digital] by Agatha... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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It's lovely seaside weather at the moment, warm but feeling comfortable because of a strongish breeze. Hove seafront looking west towards Worthing. One thing I love about Hove is the wonderful jumble of domestic architectural styles. This is St Catherine's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
We are! 😉 Never thought I'd have too much time on my hands. I've even started doing a little stitching...
Toggle Commented Apr 19, 2020 on Opera in the kitchen and crochet at Wibbo's Words
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I love the free Nightly Met Opera Streams from their archives. Each opera streams for 23 hours and because of the time difference, I'm off to catch up with Wednesday's offering after I finish this blog post. It's Puccini's La... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Wibbo's Words