My laptop and I have a love hate relationship, it loves to annoy me and I hate it with a passion.
That is neither fair or the whole truth, I am impatient and if something doesn't work the first time there is not often a second time.
I have been playing a cat and mouse game with the blasted thing and early last week had a major hissy fit.
I stamped and used naughty words then pushed the thing into a cupboard and left it to rot while I stewed.
My temper enabled me to get this little sweater and hat set knitted in record time, it just needs a pompom (Once I find the makers that it) and they can be wrapped up for That Time. My goodness it is coming fast now.
I have also been sewing furiously, with pleasure though not anger, and have enough 6 1/2" crumb blocks for a large quilt. I have some lovely solid sashing fabric, I got it at Flying Geese, the quilting shop in Llandeilo last week. That was when I was planning a lap quilt so I need to buy some more on Tuesday.
Francesca is here for the week and we have plans for some fun times and a few trips out and about. Ben is in seventh heaven and glued himself to her side for the first 24 hours.
Dinner tonight is salad and something, it is gloriously hot and sunny here,and there is plum crumble and cream for pudding.
I have been given a huge bag of cooking apples so Eve's Pudding and Apple cake will be on the menu. I plan on making a few jars of Apple Jelly, some with Rosemary,some with Mint and if I can find some there will be a batch with Rose hips.
I bought some jars from Wilko's, they worked out cheaper with the lids than the Jam Jar Shop without lids. I was amazed as a few years ago I went to town and bought 10 cases of jars at a very reasonable price. I do need lids and labels though so will have to do a search.
Now I am off to replant my window boxes and a couple of containers for the doorstep. I have Pansies and spring flowering bulbs to, hopefully, last till summer bedding comes round again. I should have a good show of Sweet Williams next year, my plants have been put in their flowering positions and a fair few into a bed for cutting. They fill the house with their perfume just as quick as sweet peas, and they produce copious amounts of seeds.
As you have gathered I did rescue it from the darkness and did a little jiggery pokery and so far so good.