In July – I shared with you the rest of my holiday in Criccieth and my son’s new flat. I showed you a recipe for a different sort of banana bread. The only crochet I shared was the bunting and coasters I made while I was away. This is mainly because of helping my son… Read More July Montage
This Saturday we went back to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard to finally see the Mary Rose and do one or two things we had missed before. (For earlier chapters see: Here, Here, Here and Here.) The story could be subtitled “How to make your birthday last almost all year!” ***** ***** ***** ***** ***** After getting… Read More Final Chapter! or is it?
In April, I continued making squares for the CAL but got a bit behind because of pain in my hand. I made bookmarks for the people who had commented most on my blog as part of my one year anniversay giveaway and bought lots of lovely coloured crochet cotton for this and future projects. I… Read More April Montage
No! not together. This is a continuation of last Monday’s post. We had planned another trip to Portsmouth Dockyard to see HMS Warrior some weeks before but then we learned that there would be an exhibition of the costumes for the film of ‘Les Miserables’ and also a Dalek Exhibition in Portsmouth that weekend. My… Read More Les Miserables and Daleks!
At last the day came to go back to Portsmouth Dockyard to see HMS Warrior. (If you are new you can see the previous posts here – https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2012/08/20/a-birthday-outing/ and https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2012/09/09/submarines-and-supper-but-no-cake/ ) This time I had suggested that rather than drive down from Aylesbury, if everyone stayed at mine (in Southampton) we could set off earlier and… Read More HMS Warrior at last!
At last I find time to tell you about our second trip to Portsmouth and the Historic Dockyard on Saturday 1st Sepember. We parked the car in Portsmouth but decided that we would start by visiting the Submarine museum. This meant going over to Gosport. Since the journey was much cheaper and quicker that way,… Read More Submarines and supper but no cake!
Another post so soon! Yes but I thought I would share our Sunday outing with you. Sunday was my daughter’s birthday and I was picked up after church and we all went down to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. We being myself, my daughter, her husband, their daughter and a friend who is at present lodging with… Read More A Birthday Outing