Parts of Baku are very pretty, the Old City (İçərişəhər in Azerbaijani) being one of the nicest in my opinion. I think it’s because its old school Baku in the middle of a fast changing, on its way to being throughly modern city. The contrast between İçərişəhər and the city out side of its walls is extreme in…… Continue reading Photography walk in the old city
Today’s square is a pattern from Ravelry – the Rose square. So pretty!! My hand is still sore though so no catch up square yet 😦
I spent the last few days in Dubai with my baby girl, which is why no blog for a while due to crappy internet in the hotel. We went to RedFest DBX ,thanks to our amazing friends who hooked us up with fab VIP tickets. We had such a great time. It was pretty worrying when…… Continue reading Three square, a sandstorm & Demi Lovato.
The kids got their wish, it was a snow day from school today. We woke up to the a winter wonderland here. The snow is so high that you can’t see the seats on the swing set in the garden. I can not wait to get on a plane to Dubai tomorrow morning for my girly…… Continue reading Snow day
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