Category Archives: Raymond Appreciation


Raymond and I do not have a lot in common other than our mutual adoration of the lovely KB.  He loves meat, I’m a vegetarian, he loves lying in the sun and I don’t, he enjoys killing small animals and … Continue reading

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New beginnings at the end of May

There is a strong possibility I am going to need a wheelchair tomorrow… it is a shame my sister lives an 11 hour drive from me, I’m sure I could otherwise borrow hers until my body recovers from a 90 minute … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation, Whangarei | 64 Comments


In my last post I told you I would show you a WIP I had been working on for about 10 weeks.  Don’t be fooled by the amount of time I spent making it, thinking it is going to be … Continue reading

Posted in Knitting!, Raymond Appreciation, Ted! | 65 Comments

Little Ray of Sunshine…

My weekend flew past, I just could not believe how quickly it became Monday morning again, I felt as though I was in some strange time warp.  Most of the time it rained and was grey and cold, but for small … Continue reading

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The lovely Evelyn at Project: Stash  started a Knit-a-Long last week, which I couldn’t reisit joining.  The pattern is the Wholehearted Shawl which I liked very much, and as all of the proceeds from pattern sales are being given to the designer’s … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation, Wholehearted Shawl KAL | 42 Comments


Life is changing in extraordinary ways in my little world.  I wanted to pop in and do a blog post but to be quite honest with you, I have absolutely nothing to blog about.  No knitting, no March socks, no … Continue reading

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Thank God it’s Friday

No matter how much you enjoy your job, when you work Monday to Friday from 8.30-5.00, Friday evening is an exciting time of the week.  I’m celebrating with a delicious pizza, prepared by KB… (all gone now… it was delish!) This … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation, SOCKS!!!, Spinning | 39 Comments


Last weekend it was not very sunny which was nice because the sun is very, very hot right now and it was lovely to have a break from it burning down on me.  Those of you in the Northern Hemisphere … Continue reading

Posted in Raymond Appreciation, Ripple Blanket, Whangarei | 68 Comments

Higgledy-Piggledy Ta-da!

I would say that one of the best things about the house we are currently residing in is the view of the evening sky.  It is quite spectacular when the sky is not overcast and I’m loving taking photos of … Continue reading

Posted in Granny Squares, Raymond Appreciation, Sunsets | 61 Comments


2011 has been quite the awesome year hasn’t it?  Hard work, yes, but a year with so much more optimism and hope than the previous years I do believe. Raymond has enjoyed the year, despite a gruelling trip up North … Continue reading

Posted in Cables, Raymond Appreciation, Richie the Lamb! | 55 Comments