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Which animals are best suited to surviving in snow?

Felted ones! Liz made this jolly group - they'll be able to withstand the harshest of wintry conditions. Even if they spend time buried in a snowdrift they'll soon get back into shape, none the worse for the experience. Not that anyone intends putting this theory to the test 🙂 Don't you just love those … Continue reading Which animals are best suited to surviving in snow?

The four Margarets

Do you remember the four Marys in Bunty? They were four boarding school friends who appeared in a girls'comic for around 40 years. You'd have thought that someone would have noticed them still at school after all that time but perhaps no-one bothered as long as the fees continued to be paid. Well, we have … Continue reading The four Margarets

Halloween wreath and a unicorn

Now here's a real treat: This is the amazing work of Margaret's daughter Judith. Judith (not the one who knitted the shawl, another one) is an honorary member of our group; she isn't able to come along on Fridays but hears all about us from her mum who proudly brings Judith's wonderful creations in to … Continue reading Halloween wreath and a unicorn

Don’t bother counting sheep

A snippet from Thursday's Manchester Evening News: If you suffer from insomnia and try counting sheep as a remedy - don't do it any more! According to researchers at Sydney University, your insomnia could be cured just by wearing woollen clothing in bed. The researchers claim that the wool helps keep the body in the … Continue reading Don’t bother counting sheep

It’s May in October

Oh my goodness! What a wild, wet and windy day we've had! I thought our numbers at the knitting group would be severely depleted but no, eleven intrepid knitters braved the elements to knit, natter and sample some of Christine's delicious orange and wholewheat cake - most impressive!  Not much debris in the park, just … Continue reading It’s May in October