Monday, 21 January 2013

How Many Inches Did You Get Over The Weekend?

A proper Good Morning, I'm now feeling bright and breezy thanks to Lucy... Thank you!

So now I'm getting to grips with Picasa Web Albums - Yet another thing I will struggle to use and will probably forget how to by next week! But never the less, let us enjoy this blog, it's been in the pipeline since Friday, and it's such a relief to be writing it and knowing that the chances of adding snaps is very high!

So... A bit of the white stuff (snow!) of Wednesday evening just to remind us what it looked like, then I awake not-very-bright and early (7am, I ask you!) on Friday to discover we were snowed it - Glorious stuff!

Charlie was not best pleased, but at least he was warm in front of the Rayburn!

It's just started snowing again, just as it looked like it was melting away - When do I call Ma to inform her to get back home? I'll leave it a bit, it's still light and not sticking. Anyway, Friday morning, there were a few inches, about five or six, and then it continued!

This was about 8am on Friday, just before the farmer down the lane called on us to make sure we were alright - Bless.

The weekend as a whole was wonderful though. Hunkered down in front of the woodburner watch Pride & Prejudice (with Colin Firth thank you very much, the only version worth watching!) and also North & South, with the delectable Richard Armitage, swoon! That accent gets me every time, by 'eck it does!

And as a thank you to dear Lucy, who saved this blog and my sanity, here's some knitty news:

I've been knitting a 1937 something, it's day 14 today and I'm loving the pattern, the instructions are easy to follow and the wool is lovely - But it feels so slow! I've completed the back, and I'm half way up the left front - Bet you don't know what it is! But I'll add one more thing, I had to knit in a pocket, which provides me with endless joy (yes, really!). But I'm not even half way done, there's loads to knit and a few more balls of wool to buy.

But here's a picture of the pattern. The colour is gorgeous on the photo, but it's not true! It's actually a claret (between a deep red and brown), not the purple it appears to be. But nice detail?

So that's me done for the day, I'll be finishing up my hot chocolate and hoping for enough snow to keep me indoors with Middlemarch, Emma or Wuthering Heights - Decisions!

Keep warm and take care

Jennie xxx


  1. I totally agree that the Colin Filth (hehe) version of P+P is the only one to watch- I just loves it. (though I'm not keen on Colin!)
    Richard Armitage on the other hand.... sigh!
    We've had snow since Friday (about 3-4 inches) so I have had plenty of time to knit, but only managed about a measly inch (I'm on the go slow mode at the moment:( ) Can't wait to see your finished knit!
    Tupps x

    Oh and Middlemarch...may have to get out the dvd!

    1. Colin Filth :) I'm also not keen on him, but I do think he acts well, if that makes sense? I'd completely forgotten until I popped it on the other night, but Richard Armitage... swoon... was in Marple (Ordeal by Innocence) - So mean in that! But I still prefer him in N&S, that accent!