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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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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
A Silent Death [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Peter May, narrated by Peter Forbes The Guest List [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Lucy Foley, narrated by Jot Davies, Chloe Massey, Olivia Dowd, Sarah Ovens, Rich Keeble, Aoife McMahon Original Sin [Unabridged Audiobook]... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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I'm making the effort to get out of the flat every day for fresh air and exercise. Walking the streets round where I live seems to be the best way as the seafront and streets leading to the sea are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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i don't really mind staying at home (I'm over 70, so being very cautious about Covid-19). Self-isolation feels rather like working freelance from home which I did for many years but this time it's without the work! My studio table... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Black Summer (Washington Poe #2) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by MW Craven, narrated by John Banks How the Dead Speak (Carol Jordan/Tony Hill #11) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Library RB Digital] by Val McDermid, narrated by Saul Reichlin Familiar Rooms in Darkness [Unabridged... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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I'm mainly a process knitter/crocheter. I enjoy the actual making of items rather than wanting the finished products. There are exceptions though. I knitted a Find Your Fade shawl (Ravelry link) for a friend's 50th birthday and hated the process... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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I'm much happier now I've had a rethink. Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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...than to start knitting a new design late at night when I'm tired. Looks like it's back to the drawing board today. The yarn looks good knitted up though - it's Malabrigo Arroyo, colour 005 Aniversario. Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Thank you Joan!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2020 on Taking up where I left off at Wibbo's Words
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Operation Mincemeat [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] [Re-listen] by Ben Macintyre, narrated by John Lee Catch and Kill [Unabridged Audiobook] [Audible] by Ronan Farrow, narrated by Ronan Farrow Cast Iron (Enzo Series) [Unabridged Audiobook] [Library RB Digital] by Peter May, narrated by... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
I'm a big audiobook fan! xx
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2020 on Half a year of books: audiobooks at Wibbo's Words
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I read all sorts of stuff - good, bad and indifferent. xx
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It's the main library in Brighton where I go knitting on Tuesday mornings. Lovely building. xx
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2020 on Shadows at Wibbo's Words
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It's good to be back!
Toggle Commented Jan 31, 2020 on Taking up where I left off at Wibbo's Words
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Jubilee Library, Brighton, 28 January 2020. Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
Following on from my earlier post, here are the remaining books and ebooks from 2019: The Body in the Dumb River (British Library Crime Classics) [Paperback Edition] by George Bellairs The Arsenal Stadium Mystery (British Library Crime Classics) [Paperback Edition]... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
For several years, I've listed books/ebooks/unabridged audiobooks that I've read/listened to on Pinterest. No reviews, just pictures of the covers so I could remember titles and avoid duplicates. In the first half of 2019, I listed 64 titles. For some... Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2020 at Wibbo's Words
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I thought I would take up blogging again where I left off in 2018. It's hard to believe that more than a year has gone past since my last post, in spite of lots of good intentions on my part.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2020 at Wibbo's Words