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I [don’t] vow to thee my country

The church [congregation] I’m part of sings hymns. Mostly they are lovely, and well-chosen. But this morning’s service included ‘I vow to thee my country’ (it made sense given the theme of the service, and how well known it is) … Continue reading

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Not those, those are my time-travel trousers …

This past week has been a good one. Last weekend my Bretonnian army sold on ebay for a significant sum (significant to me, anyway!) and so I have spent this week BUYING ALL THE THINGS (plus putting some money into … Continue reading

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Our computer is healthy again!

Hello internet! One of the reasons I haven’t been posting much lately is that our desktop has been really, really, really slow (so I couldn’t draft a post in a spare 10 minutes, it would end up taking 40 minutes … Continue reading

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On instrumental music

This evening, I went to an piano recital*, and enjoyed it very much. This is unusual, because as a rule my attention span for instrumental music lasts for approximately 3 minutes (maybe 3 1/2, if I’m really focusing). Even when I … Continue reading

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Saturday Cheesecake

It’s been sunny today! You’d nearly think it might be sort of coming towards Spring (though I’m not getting my hopes up; it was snowing on Thursday). A warm, sunny day and a bit of spare money in the food … Continue reading

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Easter Day

  God of glory, by the raising of your Son you have broken the chains of death and hell: fill your Church with faith and hope; for a new day has dawned and the way to life stands open in … Continue reading

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Flying Geese knitted blanket – finished!

I finished a knitting project recently! Hurray! It’s a log-cabin-method-ish blanket based on the Flying Geese quilt pattern. I adapted the Flying Geese blanket from Mason-Dixon Knitting (p84-85) to be a bit larger and have fewer triangley-border-bits. The version in … Continue reading

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A whole month without posting? Whoops, when did that happen? (Er, February, obviously.) I’ve been a bit up and down – nothing to worry about, but a bit more focused on eat/sleep/work/etc than on blogging. Having said that, I have … Continue reading

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Why hello there, 2013

So, this is 2013? So it is. The first year with distinct digits since 1987* This time last year, I set myself a set of 12 challenges. I didn’t complete them all, but it was kind of fun trying. This … Continue reading

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2012 Retrospective

So turns out it’s the end of another year already. Huh. This keeps happening. I guess it’s a good thing; better than the alternatives? At the beginning of this year, I wrote a blog post about 2012 and what it … Continue reading

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