Tag Archives: Knitting

iManor – knit your own nest box

Last weekend, a new (my 25th to be precise!) knitting pattern for bird’s nest boxes iManor was published at Knotions.

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The Guilty Knitter

I had never thought I would see the day, but here I am… knitting egg cozies. ‘Knitting egg cozies is not what I meant to do when I studied at the University of the Arts,’ I murmur while I am … Continue reading

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Second Slipper Syndrome

You can say a lot of things about me, but suspecting me of second sock syndrome is not one of them. That is what it is called if knitting a second, in most cases an identical, sock to form a … Continue reading

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Life starts at 3.30

That is 3.30 in the afternoon, and if I am lucky it starts even at three o’clock. But it also happened that the day didn’t start before six. And since we usually eat around seven – with me being in … Continue reading

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Look who’s talking

‘Can you see how this painting is only about dark colors? The absence of outspoken colors emphasizes the intimacy of this art work. These browns and reds suggest a warm and cozy atmosphere.’ This is not me talking in front … Continue reading

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A pussyhat for Melania

Apparently, Melania Trump is a trophy wife. When she was referred to like this in Dutch media, I noticed it was done by men. Even if Donald Trump indeed treats her like a trophy, does this make her a trophy … Continue reading

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Beeautiful seasons

I really do love Fall. The colors of the leaves, the late season brambles, the chestnuts falling down and the smell of fire in the air at night. Or perhaps that is winter already?

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The Greasy Spoon

Mice can have five or six litters a year, each with at least four babies, I read online. You might understand that I wanted to get rid of the mice in the attic. Not that it had anything to do … Continue reading

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