Monthly Archives: September 2016

Green beanie hat (pattern from @bohoknits & yarn from @sockyarnshop)

Pattern from bohoknits (free). Wool from SockYarnShop. I recently finished this hat in just under a week. I had bought the wool from @sockyarnshop (site link) probably about 2-3 years ago intending it for maybe a hat or some wrist … Continue reading

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Tassle hassle

Non-exhaustive list of things I hate about knitting (in no particular order): Casting off – For one part I’m absolutely terrible with it and usually do it way too tightly even though my tension is usually loose when knitting any … Continue reading

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One year anniversary

Today is my one year non-smoking anniversary.  That’s a sentence I never thought I’d write as I’d been smoking for longer than I’d care to admit and also never intended to quit. There was no masterplan, I don’t use vapes, … Continue reading

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Karin Slaughter – Grant County Crime Series

Over the past week I have read the Grant County thriller series by Karin Slaughter. This post is full of major story spoilers. Initially this series seemed just like any other crime series with a seemingly familar cast of people … Continue reading

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Feeding my soul

​’Feeding your soul’ is a concept I have come across quite frequently from some lifestyle blogs I used to read but I never gave it any more meaning than ‘treat yourself’. After a tumultuous year, a few days of travelling … Continue reading

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On getting healthy

One of the reasons behind my recent [yet still ongoing] move to Germany is to get really well again. I’ve been ill since the end of 2015 and housebound most of 2016 and haven’t been doing a lot of things … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Old Republic – Revan

Thanks to the fantastic ‘Knights of the Old Republic’ [KotOR] game [fun fact: it’s the main reason I got into and love gaming], my favourite era of Star Wars is the Old Republic. Yes, the seven films are great, but … Continue reading

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The final night

With over twenty moves in my lifetime so far including some involving different countries, I have perhaps done more moving than the average person will do in their entire life times. As much as I hate the planning and the … Continue reading

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1135 days

It’s been 1135 days since I’ve last updated this blog which is a very long time! Technically I should be celebrating my ten year anniversary of this blog, but it feels wrong to do so when I’ve had a gap … Continue reading

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