Saturday, 22 October 2011

Stripey sock Saturday

Stripey sock Saturday, originally uploaded by Paisley Womble.

Six Books Project 2011 project number 5 done and dusted.
Two months and nine days left to do one more project. Should be a doddle?

Friday, 21 October 2011

What tree is this?

What tree is this?, originally uploaded by Paisley Womble.

Any arborists out there?

I walk past this tree on my way home from the station and I think the foliage is so pretty. It's a deciduous tree. This is the fresh spring leaf growth and it has a smattering of fuzzy white flowers.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Vitamin C in progress

Vitamin C in progress, originally uploaded by Paisley Womble.

So this is a reasonable illustration of a snippet of my days at the moment. I'm slowly plugging away on the Vitamin C cardigan (we had a small incident with not reading the instructions super closely enough and consequently having to rip an almost completed sleeve back to the arm pit... ahem...). I got fed up (boom boom) with Lite N Easy meals all the time so I'm trying to cook for myself more, hence the appearance of Nigella's wonderful book "How to Eat" on the coffee table, with pages marked. And I've started watching Lark Rise to Candleford which is a delight.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Waiting for the train

Waiting for the train, originally uploaded by Paisley Womble.

I have a new toy. My sadly neglected blog may find itself plagued with iPhone snaps of daily mundanity (which probably isn't a word).

Sunday, 2 October 2011

of cats, copha, coconut and smurfs

I'm not a close follower of football, but yesterday was the AFL grand final so I headed off to C&D's place to watch the big game on their big screen.  I made some blue and white coconut ice in an attempt to replicate the Geelong colours.  (Navy food colouring didn't appear to be stocked in my local Safeway)

I struggled to cut it neatly and ended up with a lot of leftover crumbs.  It looks a bit like I got a bit carried away and put a Smurf in the blender.

For the record, Geelong won the match much to the general delight of the room and the kids were successfully told that this blue and white stuff was not "cake" and we thus avoided the joy of toddlers on sugar highs racing around the house.