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
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 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.
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 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.