Saturday, November 30, 2013

Not enough hours

I just can't believe it's been 3 months since I last posted.  The time just disappears, but then again since I work full time and though I only live 8 miles from work half of my journey involves sitting in traffic so I'm out of the house for 10 hrs a day. By the time I've cooked, shopped done the house work etc as well as being sociable to friends and family and slept, it doesn't leave a lot of spare time, so it was wonderful recently to go on a cruise from Southampton to the Canaries
View from the balcony along the side of Queen Victoria

And eat wonderful food

And enjoy lovely sunsets
Sunset over 25th April Bridge, Lisbon

And enjoy the company of DH and DD while none of us were stressed from work and lap up a little sunshine in November, not to mention having time to read, knit and even visit the gym - well, I had to do something to work of those wonderful scones for afternoon tea.

Back at home I was finally able to gift the knits I'd made for my wonderful manager who (sadly for us, but happily for her) has finally gone on adoption leave to become mum to a 7 month old baby girl.

Honeycomb Blanket made in Stylecraft Aran, which I started as soon as I'd heard she had been accepted to adopt (and believe me that was a trial and a half that she had to go through) and at that stage all we knew was that her little one would be under 2,  so I decided on a multi colour blanket suitable for boy or girl, baby or toddler.
And then I couldn't resist
Missy Mouse (as H immediately christened her) who is actually a Bear Buddy Comfort Blankie but I have to admit the muzzle did come out a bit long so she does look more like a mouse.

No comments: