The Receiving Blanket

Back in September, shortly after the first ante-natal class mentioned the importance of baby blankets being knitted or crocheted (the open-weave is best for helping babies to regulate their temperature), I set to work on a granny square blanket. It has since changed from being a granny square to being a granny rectangle. Partly, this… Continue reading The Receiving Blanket


Nature Notes: The Bluster of Autumn

Although the leaves I can see from my office-window are mostly still green, they are beginning to turn orange and yellow at the edges, and the garden below is beginning to disappear beneath fallen leaves. The weather is wetter – a welcome relief after the dry summer – but the temperatures are still fairly mild.… Continue reading Nature Notes: The Bluster of Autumn