The snow is still coming down fast here in Baku. I’m sure I’ve mentioned how much I hate the cold white stuff. We have the threat of a snow day from school tomorrow to fill me with dread. Great. So it feels like a Rainbow square kind of day. Some colour in the middle of…… Continue reading Its a rainbow sort of day.
The world has gone mad. 6 dead and 18 wounded while at prayer. The world just gets worse. It breaks my heart. My square today – The maple leaf square because today I spent a lot of time thinking about Canada and the horrible attack on the mosque. square 30 The leaf is A Happy Berry…… Continue reading Maple leaf
It is freezing here in Baku. A lot of snow came down over night with more forecast during the week. I’m sure I’ve mentioned before, I really hate snow. It did get out and practise what we learned in photography class last week though. Then I got cold so I went in and took photos of…… Continue reading Rolling rolling rolling along.
I woke up with a killer headache after a brilliant day/night. Started at Hard Rock ended up at a Lebonese restaurant for end of the night munchies. It started snowing last night so this morning Baku was under a blanket of the crappy whiet stuff. This wouldnt have been too bad had I not signed…… Continue reading Snow & cupcakes.
This morning sucked. Running with a 26 mph wind belting you in the face while its -3 is not ideal conditions for training. It was cold and miserable. I don’t really want to repeat it for a while. A did my square early today as i think its unlikely I will be in any fit state to…… Continue reading Nasty running, a circle in a square and margaritas yay!
Eventful day today. We started off at the smallest monsters school art exhibition. It was great, I was really impressed with the work from the kids and the boy loved showing his dad and me around. Next I went to buy a friend’s birthday present from a group of us here. I then managed to…… Continue reading Three cocktails and a square
Love square 25. It was quick and easy but it looks complicated. It didn’t use much yarn either. I am tempted to try to make a blanket by just doing rounds of it the repeated pattern. The pattern is was a free Ravelry download which is now available on web archive. The link to the…… Continue reading New favourite square.
I didn’t feel much like crocheting today, I did finish my square but didn’t do anything else. I had a phone call from home that knocked the wind out of me. A girl I grew up with died yesterday at only 33. It’s just not right. We hadn’t spoken for a long time but we…… Continue reading Sad news
I found a crochet group on Facebook called Learn Amigurumi Crochet with us! So obviously I had to join for a nosey. I love amigurumi. Its how I learned to crochet. I started their CAL rooster today. It’s a tiny part every day for a week. The pattern is here With Love Feli – Rooster pattern. My rooster…… Continue reading Crochet along amigurumi
Last night was a good night. We were at the work New Year (old Russian new year) party at the Fairmont in the Baku Flame Towers. Good food, entertainment, well stocked open bar and a fair bit of dancing. Its been a while since hubbys company has had something that was actually a good night…… Continue reading Turkey dinners and the bobble stitch.