Monthly Archives: December 2011

Not the best of days #firstworldproblems

This is a complete #firstworldproblems post. Here is a list of things that went wrong today: I didn’t sleep well thanks to a scratchy throat. I started the day with lemsip. I hate lemsip. I got wet in the rain in town. I got hit in the back by a shopping basket. I got wet […]

Yet another post on my Christmas knitting

I’m happy to report that the Christmas knitting which looked so intimidating just a couple of days ago is now much more manageable. I completed and by now even gift-wrapped two major projects that have taken up a lot of my time of the past months and I can’t wait for Christmas purely so I […]

One of those moments

Had a conversation today about deaths in families with others that had lost a parent when they were younger. Conversation was the same as always – everyone seems to be affected hugely, even a decade later, whereas I don’t seem to apart from some moments. Fast forward 12 hours and whilst reading a totally random […]

A tree in a tree!

Took a break from Christmas knitting the other day and attempted a couple of Christmas decorations with dubious results. I made a star of which we won’t speak of again and a Christmas tree based on this pattern. I’m not very happy with the tree though crocheting a gold border around it gave it some […]

Christmas presents

I’m starting to feel the pressure with all the Christmas knitting I planned to do. Originally I thought I had done it all well – I started before the end of October and I laid out exactly what I was going to knit for everyone and got the wool ahead of time. And then it […]

The fireplace

Those following me on Twitter will already know that I have been spending far too much time in front of my friend’s fireplace. They finally had their chimney swept and bought wood and Monday was the first time they lit it. Since then I have spent far too much time at her house for various […]

How to make a Nutella hot chocolate

It’s no secret that I love Nutella which is probably the German in me coming through! I am sometimes surprised that I like it seeing I generally am not much of a chocolate eater, but there’s just something about it.  I’ve blogged about Nutella once before, too! When I mentioned making a Nutella hot chocolate […]

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