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Obsessed

I have been obsessed with crochet lately. Dreaming of it. Resenting my work because I want to sit and crochet all day. Trying to stay away from the computer and the endless downloading of crochet patterns. Browsing through bookstores for crochet books. Fighting with old ladies over crochet pattern books…

Just who, exactly, is in charge?

Often misunderstood, thanks to the greed and avarice of humans (what a good word, avarice) the fate of most greyhounds bred for racing is not pretty. However we were lucky enough to be chosen by Lady Hound-Grey, and she reminds us often enough exactly who is in charge here…

Let’s see

If this works. Xo Esmereldainoz…

Inspiration, or the lack thereof

I was asked by someone (you know who you are) recently where I received my inspiration. I really had to think to answer that question (but then again, I really have to think before I answer most questions). Certainly people, in all their glorious people-ness are an inspiration. For…

Not as busy as some other people

Certainly the last week has been exciting for some, with the true colours of people shining through. I liken it to seeing a lovely apple or peach in the market and picking it up only to find it is rotten underneath. As The Husband & I were seriously embarrassed by…

Heather’s story

I was going to name and number the posts that come about because of crochet – along the lines of ‘Crochet tale # 105), however I have realised that is going to be too much work. I also just realised that when I typed # 105, I am quite possibly one…

The Gap

There is a gap in the posts on this site – it’s like I didn’t do anything for a year  two years. But I did! I was here! However, I did not back up my site before changing the blogging wardrobe, so now there is a…

The Blankie Project

I have been working on this…

Seriously America, WTF?

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love, while violence is practiced in broad daylight.” John Lennon Sandy Hook, where innocent babies were slaughtered as they sat in a place where they should be safe. I thought things would change. Orlando, where mothers…

The Genevieve Project

We bought Genevieve about a month ago. I had been barracking for a place of my own for ages. Suggestions were given about buildings, demountables (whatever they hell those are) and any other type of space that would be easily put in place, with minimum effort…