this weird life

The kindness of strangers

June 18, 2009

A few months ago I was running one of the the Knitting Club workshops and one of the ladies came over and showed me a book of toys and dolls (see right) I had a look through it and found one of the tiny toys my grandmother had knitted us when we were young (the […]

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Presents in the Post (or A Little Bit Of History Repeating…)

March 11, 2009

Today I received two packages in the mail. The first was from the delightful Isabella Golightly, who sent me three lavender pyramids in return for the peacock I sent her. How nice is that? She didn’t have to, it was all covered, but she sent them anyway. They smell divine! I love the smell of […]

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