......winter in the southern
hemisphere was really cold this year ~ so much for global warming!
the upside of having to hibernate was
I started knitting after discovering Lions Brand – Thick & Quick yarn
in their enticing redwood colour.
i had a go @ knitting a wrap
for mum for Mother’s day and as she genuinely liked it, that encouraged me to
go on a bit of a yarn adventure, borrowing knitting books from the library and
checking out the wealth of info from blogs and online patterns.
....so nine scarves and half a knitted teddy bear later and
Spring 2015 arrived early in September! *Hooray : )
my favourite yarns to date for, Quality, Value for Money and Ease of Use are:
isn't it kind of ironic to have a public holiday titled "Labour Day", when it is in fact a public holiday ~ a day off from work....
anyway it gave us a chance to visit a Botanical garden, I should say a contemporary botanical garden, not one of those traditional ones with the exotic jungle plants, that to my taste I've always found creepy!
.....thanks to the Nikon COOLPIX L10 some happy snaps from a delightful day out!
....who am I kidding? I am not "la couturière" as much as I aspired to be a sewer of lovely things, I just don't have the patience for it.
I prefer the simplicity of taking fotos, capturing an image a moment in time, for posterity of course!
I took photography for a semester at school, learning the basics of using an SLR film camera. It was a novelty to go into the dark room and develop a roll of film, then experience the wonder of seeing an image slowly appear.
But being non-technical I am much happier just using a simple digital camera.
....an ode to the SLR film camera, foto from back in the day, entitled: