Posts tagged with: History

… But Fall is in the air, Football is back on TV and all is right in the World.  The baby will come when babies come.  Sunday, Sept 13 was the due date...
Last week Tom and I spent a couple of days on the West Coast of the Island.  We stayed in Ucluelet at the Terrace Beach Resort in the “Morning Mist” Cabin –...
We went for a walk at the Morden Colliery Mine Park this morning.  We had visited once before, about six ago.  There have been changes since then. There have been...
My grandfather, Cecil James Le Tissier served in both the First and Second World Wars. My father, Maurice Cecil Le Tissier was in the Navy for ten years, and started his...
This last week we at Mad About Ewe had a visit from one of our avid knitters.  This is not unusual, what was unusual is what Carrie brought to share!  Five stunning, Estonian...
That’s why I have boxes and bags and rooms full of yarn. I have always been a collector.  When I was a child it was toys – dolls mostly.  As I got older...
I have been creating many things lately that are beaded. At the same time as creating my scarves and hats, I have been writing a small article on “bead knitting” and “beaded knitting”. I...
  This the story of my first officially published pattern.  I have self published for a few years and then there was the Design competition, but this the first, submitted design...
Get off the Unicorn – Anne McCaffrey – Delrey Book – Ballantine Books – New York – 1977. A collection of Short Stories by Anne McCaffrey:  there is a story “Daughter” in...
You may have picked up on the fact that purple is one of my favorite colours.  It, like black, is a staple of my wardrobe and I consider it a...